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Love and Death in Japanese Literature - JPNS2670

Year - 2019

This unit of study aims at fostering socio-cultural understanding and appreciation of Japanese literature by reading short stories. Students are expected to develop reading skills while enjoying the contents and contexts of the stories they read. The comprehension of Japanese literary texts enables students to gain an insight into the writers' themes and expressions and is relevant to contemporary life. English translations will be used in conjunction with Japanese material. Students are expected to develop a critical appreciation of Japanese literature with its social backgrounds.

2x1hr seminars/week

1x1.5hr final exam (40%), 1x1hr mid-semester test (20%), 1x1000wd essay in Japanese (20%), 1x1000wd class presentation (10%), 5x300wd online activities (10%)


(JPNS1124 or JPNS2222 or JPNS2612) and 12 credit points at 1000 level in Japanese Studies.


JPNS3116 or JPNS3621 or JPNS2301 or JPNS3631 or JPNS3301


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Japanese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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