Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 61256411 Subject Classification Area Courses
Subject Name 日本の文学(近現代)
Subject Name
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Japanese Literature(Modern)
ヤナセ ヨシハル
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte:See Momiji Website for the detail.(Higashi-Hiroshima Campus)
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Literature
Eligible Students
Keywords Japan   modern literature   novel   modern culture   sub-culture 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Area Courses(Courses in Arts and Humanities/Social Sciences) Category:Literature / Linguistics 
Expected Outcome1. To be able to explain the formation and development processes and contemporary issues of each academic discipline.
2. To be able to explain historical and contemporary issues that span multiple academic disciplines from multifaceted perspectives. 
Class Objectives
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This class objectives is to read the works of Japanese modern literature and their critics and to study the research of their works 
Class Schedule Lesson 1,2  Introductory guidance
Lesson3,4  study of novel of Ogai Mori

Lesson5,6   study of novel of Soseki Natsume
Lesson7,8  study of  novel of Junichirou Tanizaki

Lesson9.10   study of  novel of Richi Yokomitsu
Lesson11,12  study of  novel of  Yukio Mshima

Lesson13,14  study  novel of  Kyouji Kobayashi
and  novel of  Haruki Murakami
Lesson 15 study the all lessen's text
Test/Report:Students may be required to submit short written reports from toime to time(for example, descricing the students own response to the works being discussed) mini-tests may also be used to verify students’ understanding of the class content. 
Students will be notified as to which books they neet to read and which other marerials they need to study when appropriate as the class progresses.considerable importance will be attached to in-class discussion. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Text・Handout・Picture(Video/PC/Other) 
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Preparation and
Lessen 1-2  To read  the book of history Japanese modern literature
Lesson3-4 To read a short novel of Ogai Mori
Lessen5-6  To read a short novel of Soseki Natsume
Lessen7-8 To read a short novel of Junichirou Tanizaki
Lesson9-10  To read a short  novel of Richi Yokomitsu
Lesson11-12  To read a short novel  of  Yukio Mshima
Lesson13-14  To read a short novel  of  Haruki Murakami
and novel of  Kyouji Kobayashi
Grading Method Final (midterm)examination 50%, Short Report 50% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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