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Historical Texts and Cultures of Japan - JPNS3002

Year - 2020

Understanding the language and culture of Japan's past is critical to a full appreciation of the modern country. This unit introduces students to the fundamentals of classical Japanese and explores the cultural context in which that language lived. We will examine such things as temple inscriptions, ancient poems, medieval songs, and warrior scrolls.

1x2hr seminar/week

4x250wd Translation Exercises (20%), 1x2000wd Mid-semester Test (30%), 1x3000wd Final Test (40%), 1x Seminar Participation(10%)


JPNS1123 or JPNS1125 or JPNS2223 or JPNS2622 or JPNS3611


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Japanese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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