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CS92PROD
Reexamining Japanese Modernity Through Literature: Edo to Meiji
ALIT 215
Fall 2008
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: EAST 215

Japanese modernity has traditionally been described as "westernization," where everything changes dramatically from the early modern period of Edo due to influences from abroad. This course will re-examine this equation of Japanese modernity with westernization by exploring both the disjunctions and continuities between the two periods of early modern and modern. The readings will cover some of the major canonical works from the 1800s up to the second World War.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
Interpretation: This course will develop the students' analytical skills by conducting close readings and analyses of the primary sources.
Intercultural literacy: Students will
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA AL&L
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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