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メリーランド大学のクラス訪問: “Readings in Modern Japanese Literature”

img_11882016年9月27日、メリーランド大学のミッシェル・メイソン教授School of  Languages, Literatures, and Cultures 学部)が受け持つ、Readings in Modern Japanese Literature クラス(JAPN 401) の学生たちが、授業の一環としてプランゲ文庫を訪問しました。このクラスは、芥川龍之介や夏目漱石、宮沢賢治などの作品を日本語で読み、日本語及び日本文学についての理解を深めることをを目指すクラスです。


  • …A staff member then proceeded to show us examples of original and censored copies of works, one including the Japanese classic The Three-Cornered World by Natsume Soseki. Red markings symbolized the cover of the censored novel and when flipped to the specific page, a handwritten large X marked where the prohibited section was to be deleted.  Because of a specific farewell scene in the book, the author’s work was altered to fit the views of the Occupation period.
  • …The introduction was essential for me because I can quickly get a sense of which kinds of things we need to take a look at, and how difficult to keep those valuables.”

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