Mishima and Oe: Two Postwar Writers of Japan|
Fall 2006 not offered
This seminar is an in-depth study of two of the most prominent writers of Japan since 1947. We will examine their political and ethical interests, literary theories that have inspired them, and their literary contributions to world literature. All readings will be in English translations; knowledge of Japanese is desirable but not required.
Ethical Reasoning, Writing
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Mishima Yukio: After the Banquet, CONFESSIONS OF A MASK, DEATH IN MIDSUMMER, THE SEA OF FERTILITY, SPRING SNOW, Runaway Horses, THE DECAY OF ANGELS, The Temple of Dawn, THE TEMPLE OF THE GOLDEN PAVILLION.
Oe Kenzaburo: A PERSONAL MATTER, SEVENTEEN, TEACH US TO OUTGROW OUR MADNESS, THE SILENT CRY, and others.
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Presentation and final paper.
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