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EALC 2064 Far Eastern Literary Masterpieces (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Introduction to the literary canons of East Asia through selected masterworks of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean literatures. We will learn how to interpret the meaning of each piece and to appreciate its unique artistry. The historical contexts, cultural values, and aesthetics of these masterpieces will also be discussed. Readings include classical Chinese poetry and short stories, Tale of Genji, and Korean fiction.


Instructor(s): Sing-chen Lydia Chiang

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: All readings in English translation


Last Updated: 07-Mar-17