Contemporary Japanese Literature

Course code JAPN3702Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

This is an advanced Japanese language course designed to develop students' reading and translation skills.

Not available in 2015

Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesTo enable students to:
1. Read contemporary Japanese literature.
2. Translate contemporary Japanese literature.
3. Understand the social context of the literature.
4. Engage in literary criticism.
ContentStudents will read a variety of contemporary Japanese literary texts and translate them into English. They will also engage in literary criticism of the texts where appropriate.
Replacing Course(s)Not Applicable
TransitionNot Applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeAny Japanese course at 2000 level or equivalent.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassClass Exam 20%
Essays / Written AssignmentsWritten Assignments 20%
Examination: FormalFormal Exam 40%
Quiz - ClassClass quiz 20%
Contact HoursLecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term