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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
    
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FYSP 141 - Women and Their Writings in Japanese Culture


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
EAST, GSFS
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: 4HU, CD, WRi

This course traces the changing position of women in Japanese history through their literary and other writings. In classical times, narratives and poems by women were among the ‘bestsellers’ of their day. In later centuries, women’s literary voices were muted even as their social roles proliferated. In modern times women in Japan have again figured prominently in the creation of literary and political writing, including essays, novels and manga. Class format is discussion. Enrollment Limit: 14.
Instructor: S. Gay



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