ASIAN 313 - Modernism and Modernity in East Asian Fiction
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This class will be a comparative analysis of modern literature from China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan), Korea, and Japan with an emphasis on the short story and the novel. We will think about both the specificities of the literature of the region as well as shared and interconnected experiences of modernity which broadly connect the cultures of East Asia during the twentieth century. Thematic concerns will include: modernism and modernity; nostalgia and homesickness; empire and its aftermath; and the cultures of globalization. Authors will include: Liu E, Lu Xun, Mu Shiying, Eilieen Chang, and Wang Chen-ho (China); Yi Gwangsu, Kim Dong-in, Yi Sang, Yom Sang-sop, and Park Wan-suh (Korea); Natsume Soseki, Akutagawa Ryunosuke, Tanizaki Jun’ichiro, Kawabata Yasunari, and Mishima Yukio (Japan). Assignments: There will be a take-home midterm and final, each consisting of two essay questions.

ASIAN 313 - Modernism and Modernity in East Asian Fiction
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
45193
Open
20
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


ISBN: 9781885445377
Yi Kwang-su and modern Korean literature, Mujo?ng, Author: Lee, Ann Sung-hi., Publisher: East Asia Program, Cornell University 2005
Required
ISBN: 9780974968001
Three generations, Author: Yo?m, Sang-so?p, 1897-1963., Publisher: Archipelago Books 2005
Required
ISBN: 9780819182487
Kokoro : a novel and selected essays, Author: Natsume, So?seki., Publisher: Madison Books 1992
Required
ISBN: 9780394466149
The temple of dawn., Author: Mishima, Yukio, 1925-1970., Publisher: Knopf; [distributed by Random House] 1973
Required
ISBN: 9780375724749
Naomi, Author: Tanizaki, Jun?ichiro?, 1886-1965., Publisher: Vintage 2001
Required
ISBN: 9780520214385
The rouge of the north, Author: Zhang, Ailing., Publisher: University of California Press 1998
Required
ISBN: 9780231112031
Rose, rose, i love you : a novel., Author: Chen-Ho, Wang, Publisher: Columbia Univ Press 2000
Required
ISBN: 0231072554
The travels of Lao Ts?an, Author: by Liu T?ieh-yun (Liu E) ; translated from the Chinese and annotated by Harold Shadick., Publisher: Columbia University Press Columbia U 1990
Required
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