JS519 Comparative Literature 2

General
Course Number: 
JS519
Course title: 
Comparative Literature 2
Course Description: 
Comparative Literature 1 and 2 introduce students to selected issues in comparative literature. Comparative Literature 2, offered in the autumn, focuses upon reading of selected primary and secondary texts related to reading Japanese literature in comparative perspective. All readings are available in English. This year, we will consider the issues of translation, multilingualism and plurilingualism in modern Japan. We will discuss the crucial role of translation in the development of modern Japanese literature (both from Japanese and to Japanese) and the issues of multilingualism and plurilingualism in modern and contemporary Japanese literature.
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Degree Programs: 
M.A. in Japanese Studies
Number of Credits: 
2