|Spring Term 2020 The Spectacle of Edo Japan - 3858 - EAST 284
Prerequisites/Notes: ARHI 101 or 175 or sophomore standing
Catalog Description : This course will focus on the diverse artistic production and consumption practices within Edo-period Japan (1603-1868). Topics include the revival of classical Heian narratives like The Tale of Genji, the rise of an urban bourgeois culture, the prints and paintings depicting kabuki actors, courtesans, and ghosts, the reification of the tea ceremony and encounters with the West through trade.
Attributes: Diversity-Global GER (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course