Topics in Classical Japanese (Bungo)


Selected readings in ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern texts, prose and poetry. Examples: Heike monogatari, Makura no soshi, Oku no hosomichi, Hyakunin isshu, Tsure- zuregusa, and Gakumon no susume. Emphasis on nuanced, in depth understandings of classical grammar. Translation of major texts in the classical tradition. Same as JPN471S, but with additional graduate level work. Course can be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: JPN408S or permission of instructor. 3 units.

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