The course will be taught in English.
have given the Wikipedia links for each work for students wanting to
read more about it and its background. Also I provide access to a
complete text of the full work.
1. (March 3 / 5) Introduction to the course The Little Prince Parts 7,8, 9 (the flower) Part 21, Part 24-5
2. (March 10 / 12) Homer's Odyssey PDF file [Greece] Wikipedia Full text
3. (March 17 / 19) Virgil's Aeneid PDF file [Rome] Wikipedia Full text
4. (March 24 / 26) Dante's Commedia PDF file [Italy] Wikipedia Full texts etc
5. (March 31 / No class April 2 Good Friday) Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress PDF file [England] Wikipedia Full text
6. (April 7 / 9) Coleridge's The Ancient Mariner PDF file [England] Wikipedia
7. (April 14 / 16) Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland PDF file [England] Wikipedia Full text
8. Midterm exams
9. (April 28 / 30) The Ramayana PDF file [India] Wikipedia Full (abbreviated) text
10. (May 5 No class / May 7) Romance of the Three Kingdoms PDF file [China] Wikipedia Full text
11. (May 12 / 14) Journey to the West PDF file [China] Wikipedia Full text [TV drama Part 1 Part 2 ] Full text
12. (May 19 / No class May 21) Journey to the West
13. (May 26 / 28) Two Noh plays : Kagekiyo PDF file and Matsukaze PDF file [Japan] Wikipedia
14. (June 2 / 4) Sim Chong [Korea] part 2 of a translation of a dramatized version (changguk). Part 1.
Pansori Part 1 Part 2 (until the evening before her departure) Part3 (Indangsu and after) Part 4 Part 5
15 (June 9 / 11) Gandavyuha / Hwaom-gyong / Ko Un: Little Pilgrim PDF file [Korea] Wikipedia
16 Final exams
mid-term report will be “Fantastic Journeys of Europe : processes and goals compared." It must be submitted by May 3.
The final report will be “Fantastic Journeys of Asia and Europe : processes and goals compared.” It must be submitted by June 21.
There will be a mid-term and a final exam. Each exam will be graded in
such a way as to make it and the grades for the 2 reports roughly equal, with
some credit also being given for class preparation