Edward Kamens

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Sumitomo Professor of East Asian Languages & Literatures; DGS, East Asian Languages & Literatures
203-432-2862
Address: 
320 York St, Room 310, New Haven, CT 06511
Areas of interest : 
Pre-modern Japanese Literature
Region: 
Japan

Courses

EALL 236, LITR 181

Japanese Poetry and Poetics

Core concepts and traditions of classical Japanese poetry explored through the medium of translation. Readings from anthologies and treatises of the ninth through early twentieth centuries. Attention to recent critical studies in transcultural poetic theory. Inspection and discussion of related artifacts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Yale University Art Gallery

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: W,F 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
EALL 536

Japanese Poetry and Poetics

Core concepts and traditions of classical Japanese poetry explored through the medium of translation. Readings from anthologies and treatises of the ninth through early twentieth century. Attention to recent critical studies in transcultural poetic theory. Inspection and discussion of related artifacts in the Beinecke Library and the Yale Art Gallery. 

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: W,F 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
EALL 720

Studies in Premodern Japanese Literature

A research seminar. Students pursue individual topics in pre-seventeenth-century literature and share readings and analyses for discussion on a rotating basis.

Term: Spring 2018
Day/Time: W 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
JAPN 170

Introduction to Literary Japanese

Introduction to the grammar and style of the premodern literary language (bungotai) through a variety of texts.

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: T,Th 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
JAPN 570

Introduction to Literary Japanese

Introduction to the grammar and style of the premodern literary language (bungotai) through a variety of texts.

Term: Fall 2017
Day/Time: T,Th 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM