ERIC Number: ED191116
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
James Clavell's "Shogun." Viewer's Guide.
Brussat, Frederic; Brussat, Mary Ann
Suggesting the educational value of the television production of James Clavell's "Shogun," this pamphlet offers a synopsis of the story and a viewer's guide to responding to "Shogun." Following synopses of the five television broadcasts that comprise "Shogun," five units are presented for a viewer's educational study of the programs. These units discuss language, Japanese culture, ethnocentrism, history, and the interplay of cultures. Each unit contains questions, exercises, quotations, and lists of resources. (RL)
Descriptors: Asian History, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Cultural Education, Culture Conflict, Culture Contact, Ethnocentrism, Film Study, Japanese, Japanese Culture, Literary Criticism, Popular Culture, Programing (Broadcast), Secondary Education, Teaching Guides, Television Viewing
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cultural Information Service, New York, NY.