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EALL 286 01 (21314) /CPLT952/EALL586/PORT360
The Modern Novel in Brazil and Japan
Seth Jacobowitz
W 1.30-3.20
Spring 2017 
 
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required
Readings in translation

Brazilian and Japanese novels from the late nineteenth century to the present. Representative texts from major authors are read in pairs to explore their commonalities and divergences. Topics include nineteenth-century realism and naturalism, the rise of mass culture and the avant-garde, and existentialism and postmodernism.

No knowledge of Portuguese or Japanese required.