PA281 - Zen and Daoist Poetry of Asia

The premodern poetic traditions of China and Japan focusing on Daoist, Buddhist, and Shinto influences. This course explores connections between poetry, meditation, painting, spirituality, and the natural world. Students will study individual poet’s lives and historical contexts and will examine the impact of Zen aesthetics on haiku expression. (Not offered 2024-25).

1 unit


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2024 Block 8 Religious Poetry in Asia David Gardiner Armstrong Hall 356 25 / 16 05/24/2024
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