JS518 Comparative Literature 1

General
Course Number: 
JS518
Course title: 
Comparative Literature 1
Course Description: 
Comparative Literature 1 and 2 introduce students to selected issues in comparative literature. Comparative Literature 1, offered in the spring, focuses upon methodological and theoretical issues about a specific theme. All readings (primary and secondary) are available in English. This year, we will consider theories of translation and world literature. Students will read theoretical texts in translation studies and world literature, keeping in mind implications in Japanese Studies. While the theoretical texts covered in the course are mostly literary and philosophical, students who specialize in disciplines other than literature or philosophy are also welcome.
Name of Instructor: 
Degree Programs: 
M.A. in Japanese Studies
Number of Credits: 
2