2017-2018 Catalog

JAPN 271 Fiction in Japanese Literature and Film

This course examines the art of storytelling via selected works of prose, fiction, and film, which were originally written/produced in the Japanese language in the early modern, through contemporary, periods. Through close reading of texts and visual images, the student will identify and analyze specific issues that are relevant to the critical messages and the development of the narrative. The course is given in English but those whose language proficiency permits may choose to read the texts in the original Japanese. Offered in alternate years.


4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • Regional Focus