21G.065 Japanese Literature and Cinema


Class Info

Surveys both cinematic and literary representations of diverse eras and aspects of Japanese culture such as the classical era, the samurai age, wartime Japan and the atomic bombings, social change in the postwar period, and the appropriation of foreign cultural themes, with an emphasis on the modern period. Directors include Akira Kurosawa and Hiroshi Teshigahara. Authors include Kobo Abe and Yukio Mishima. Films shown with subtitles in English. Taught in English. Enrollment limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

21G.065 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

You can find more information at the Japanese Literature and Cinema site or on the 21G.065 Stellar site.

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