ECIV 104: Eastern Civilization: Literature & Language

This guide provides you with supplemental materials to the online course. All information can be accessed via online.

Illustrations from the Tale of Genji

tale of Genji illustrations

China Videos

Deconstructing the basic Chinese characters - TED 6:11

Chinese Literature Examples

Also check the Chinese Poetry Guide for more information.

Chinese Four Great Masterpieces (Novels from the Ming and Qing) 14th-18th Century

Korea Videos

Invention of Hangul, Korean alphabet - The Korea Foundation 4:47

Korean Literature Examples

Japan Videos

Culture and literature during the Heian Period (794 CE to 1185 CE) - Crash Course History 13:32

Japanese Literature Examples

Also check the Japanese Language Resource Guide for more information.

Japanese Comics - Manga