CLT 512: ASIAN LITERATURE
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CLT 512:       ASIAN LITERATURE

A comparative approach to contemporary literature from various parts of Asia.  Critique of issues of language, race, regionalism, nationalism, gender, class, war and their manifestations in Asian literature.  Literature and the Asian society in politics, philosophy, art, history and culture. Literary movements in Asian literature: realism, naturalism, romanticism, humanism. Orientalism and identity issues; analysis of selected texts.