Chinese Culture II
TeachersHARADA, Jiro
Elective, CreditsElective  2 credit [Department of Japanese Cultures]
 Syllabus NumberCHL-302

Course Description

Studies on “The Journey to the West(西遊記)”.
“The Journey to the West” is one of the most famous and popular novels in China, and we Japanese also have loved it for many centuries.
Seen from today, it is a great fantasy.
So now we have erected several keywords so we can be interpret the greatness of this novel.
For example, the death and rebirth, the extraordinary birth and the malformation of great men, the battle of the Buddhism and the Taoism, and so forth.