Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Jpn 524 Contemporary Japanese Poetry and Pop Culture

An introduction to contemporary Japanese pop culture including free verse, traditional tanka, song lyrics, and comic books (manga). Students read verse in Japanese, analyze syntax, learn genre requirements, and understand the history of modern Japanese poetry and songs; students analyze sequential-art narratives to understand multiple aspects of Japanese pop culture.




Graduate standing.
  • Up one level
  • 500