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EALC 2162 Gods and Heroes in Chinese Literature (in translation) (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

An examination, through illustrative readings in East Asian masterworks and through an accompanying analysis, of heroic and divine dimensions in the literary traditions of the major East Asian cultures and how the Far East understands the Divine and the Human, as well as how these interact on the battlefield, in the rise and fall of governments, and in the tensions between individual and society.

Instructor(s): Sing-chen Lydia Chiang

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: All readings in English translation.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17