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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
JAPN (JAPN)
JAPN
3132
Tale of Genji: Love and Politics
Tale of Genji: Love & Politics
Spring 2016
3
Course Type
Lecture
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Social and aesthetic topics in Japanese culture and literature revealed in the story The Tale of Genji and examined in selected secondary sources.
As a result of completing this course, students will have: •A solid understanding of premodern Japanese society and the differences in standards and values. •An appreciation of the aesthetic sensibilities of Japan as reflected in text. •Developed a sense of diversity in thought and flexibility in opinion through an understanding of a world miles and centuries away. •Acquired or augmented skills for analysis and critical thinking through research and writing assignments.
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Course Attribute
GWSB-Foreign Cultures Option
Gen Ed: Humanities
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Cultures
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
ESIA-Asia GCR (Pre2010)
ESIA-Asia Conc (2010)
ESIA-Asia Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Humanities Courses
SPHHS-Humanities Courses

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