EAS467H1: Photographic Narratives of Japan

Hours: 
24S

Uses seminal theoretical literature, photo roman (by, e.g., Abe, Nakagami) and narratives about photography (by, e.g., Tanizaki, Mishima, Kanai) to examine the rhetorical complicity and coercion of the two modes of representation which emerged in the modern and nationalistic age, and persist, in the wake of the newer media, as dominant registers of everyday life and departures from there.

Prerequisite: 

EAS209H1 & at least one course in humanities (literature, art history, philosophy) or reading proficiency in Japanese

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)