ERIC Number: ED409238
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Literary Themes in the Arts of China, Japan, and India. Suggested Grade Level: High School.
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, CA.
This packet is designed to reinforce the approach to literary art themes introduced at the "Arts of Asia" workshop, sponsored by the Asian Art Museum. The packet contains: (1) selected reading passages from the Chinese composition, "The Peach Blossom Spring," the Japanese novel, "The Tale of Genji," and the Indian myth, "Krishna Defeating the Serpent Kaliya"; (2) suggested vocabulary lists; (3) background information about the reading selections; (4) information about the corresponding art objects in the museum; and (5) suggested activities and discussion topics for the classroom. Contains a 30-item bibliography. (EH)
Descriptors: Art Education, Asian History, Asian Studies, Chinese Culture, Folk Culture, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Indians, Interdisciplinary Approach, Japanese Culture, Multicultural Education, Mythology, Non Western Civilization, Social Studies, Symbols (Literary)
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94114, 415-379-8838 ($20 per slide set; $6 for Literary Themes).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, CA.
Identifiers - Location: China; India; Japan