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LITERATURE AND ARTS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Waseda University - 'Waseda University'
UC Course SubjectComparative Literature
Number & Suffix: 106
Full UC Title: LITERATURE AND ARTS 
Transcript Title: LITERATURE & ARTS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course studies Western and Japanese literary works representing the period of 1860-1945, which is one of the most momentous epochs in the development of modern literature both in the West in Japan. This period produced many innovative artists, new literary genres, as well as revolutionary forms of science, sociology, philosophy, psychology and politics. The course presents some pedigrees among themes and ideas which influenced the contemporary writers in these years of intellectual upheaval and fundamental change in beliefs and values, trace historical origins behind them and cover some works of leading figures representing major genres of narrative and poetry. And at the same time, the course covers some major trends of literary criticism and theory connected with these innovations in literature and art in the 19th and the 20th centuries such as Marxism, Freudianism, Structuralism and Feminism in order to deepen our understanding of works of art in general. Assessment: Essay (1500 words /60%), attendance and participation (40%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: LITERATURE AND ARTS 
Partner University Department: SILS - Expression 
Partner University Course Number: EX301