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EALL 357 01 (10592) /EALL657
Meiji Literature and Visual Culture
Seth Jacobowitz
TTh 11.35-12.50 HGS 312
Fall 2016 
No regular final examination
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required
Humanities Area
Readings in translation

Introduction to the literature and visual culture of Meiji Japan (1868–1912), including novels, poetry, calligraphy, woodblock prints, painting, photography, and cinema. The relationship between theories and practices of fine art and literature; changes in word and image relations; transformations from woodblock to movable-type print culture; the invention of photography and early forms of cinematic practice.

No knowledge of Japanese required.