Oct 21, 2020  
Catalogue 2020-2021 
    
Catalogue 2020-2021
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ASIA 214 - The Tumultuous Century: Twentieth Century Chinese Literature


1 unit(s)
(Same as CHIN 214 ) This is a survey/introduction to the literature of China from the late Qing Dynasty through the present day. Texts are arranged according to trends and schools as well as to their chronological order. Authors include Wu Jianren, Lu Xun, Zhang Ailing, Ding Ling, Mo Yan and Gao Xingjian. All major genres are covered but the focus is on fiction. A few feature films are also included in association with some of the literary works and movements. No knowledge of the Chinese language, Chinese history, or culture is required for taking the course. All readings and class discussions are in English.  Haoming Liu.

Prerequisite(s): One course in language, literature, culture or Asian Studies, or permission of the instructor.

Not offered in 2020/21.

Course Format: CLS



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