Modern Japanese Literature and Film

East Asian Studies 118

Usual Description

This course is an introduction to influential literary and cinematic currents in Japan from the 19th century to the present, We may read literary works by Murakami, Ichiyo, Tanizaki, Soseki, Oe, and view films of Kurosawa, Mizoguchi, and Ozu. We will explore issues of style, influence, and national literature/film against the backdrop of cultural and social history, and investigate the reception of these works in relation to gender, aesthetics, and nationalism. Taught in English.

Areas of Interest
Japan
Japan
Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
East Asian Studies 118 Taught by Ann Sherif
East Asian Studies 118 Taught by Ann Sherif
East Asian Studies 118 Taught by Jason Herlands
East Asian Studies 118 Taught by Ann Sherif