PAAS 386

Premodern Japanese Literature in Translation

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: JAPA 302A and JAPA 302B

Surveys through materials in English translation Japanese literature from the earliest times to the eve of the Meiji Restoration. Major literary trends will be examined including poetry, literary diaries, zuihitsu, Noh drama, puppet theatre and popular fiction.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PAAS 386, JAPA 302, JAPA 302A, JAPA 302B.


  • Minimum second-year standing; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Pacific and Asian Studies offered by the Department of Pacific and Asian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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