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EALC 3166 Classical Chinese Literature (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

The history of classical Chinese literature from the earliest times to the end of the imperial period in 1911. English translations of major literary classics such as Book of Songs, Encountering Sorrow, Zhuangzi, Daodejing, Records of History, early and medieval records of anomalies, Tang dynasty poetry and short stories, Song dynasty song lyrics, Yuan drama, and Ming-Qing novels. Special emphasis placed on acquiring analytical skills and critical perspectives in literary criticism through close reading of texts and in their philosophical, religious, and historical contexts.

Instructor(s): Sing-Chen Lydia Chiang

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Taught in English; no prerequisite.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17