Jan 16, 2021  
Catalogue 2020-2021 
    
Catalogue 2020-2021
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CHIN 370 - Early Chinese Literature: Spring and Autumn: Tradition According To Zuo and the Book of Odes


1 unit(s)
(Same as ASIA 370 ) This intensive course reads selections from early Chinese literature including the Book of Odes, and Spring and Autumn: The Tradition According to Zuo, two of the five Confucian classics whose composition dates between 11th and 6th centuries BCE. Poems of later ages which bear clear traces of influence and borrowings may also be added to complement the reading and discussions of the archaic works. Crucial secondary literature and reference works are introduced. Requirements: texts to be read in the original; students should have near native proficiency in modern Chinese, elementary knowledge of literary Chinese a plus.  Students are required to do research on assigned texts by using reference books and secondary sources. Memorization, identification and parsing of assigned passages or odes are also required. Haoming Liu.

Prerequisite(s): Near native proficiency in modern Chinese. Basic knowledge of literary Chinese preferable.

One 3-hour period.

Not offered in 2020/21.

Course Format: INT



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