Contemporary Japanese Literature

Description

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

Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. Read contemporary Japanese literature.

2. Translate contemporary Japanese literature.

3. Understand the social context of the literature.

4. Engage in literary criticism.

Content

Students 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.

Assumed Knowledge

Any Japanese course at 2000 level or equivalent.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Reviews of short stories

Essay: Essay

In Term Test: In class tests

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term