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LIT 131D - 01   Literature in a Global Context

2021 Summer Quarter

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Class Details

Career
Undergraduate
Grading
Student Option
Class Number
71167
Type
Lecture
Credits
5 units
General Education
TA
Status
Open
Available Seats
74
Enrollment Capacity
100
Enrolled
26
Wait List Capacity
0
Wait List Total
0

Description

Comparative examination of fiction in the modern world and of fictional responses to social change and crisis. Course topic changes; see the Class Search for current topic. Critical approach designations: Geographies, Power and Subjectivities. Distribution requirements: Global. May be repeated for credit.

Class Notes

From the Instructor: Title: King Kong vs. Godzilla: A Comparative Study of the U.S. and Japanese Empires. Description: Central to film analysis of King Kong and Godzilla, the class further investigates the U.S. and Japanese empires through interdisciplinary approaches of literature, history, and visual culture. With a mixture of literary texts, ranging from Euro-U.S. canonical works to newly translated Japanese texts, this class will offer a variety of viewpoints from different nations and eras.

Meeting Information

Days & Times Room Instructor Meeting Dates
MW 01:00PM-04:30PM Remote Instruction Obayashi,Y.
Bassett,C.
07/26/21 - 08/27/21
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