[JAPN 240] Introduction to Japanese Literature

This course surveys Japanese literature from ancient to modern times, covering various genres such as diaries, essays, poetry, and fiction. Organized chronologically, the readings offer students the opportunity to see how literary concepts established in ancient periods undergo transformations through the ages while maintaining their basic tenets—those of the “Japanese mind.” Taught in English.

Course Title

Introduction to Japanese Literature

Course Code

JAPN 240



Fulfills Domain/Capstone Requirements


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