CHIN 3381: Chinese Literature in 20th Century I

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Course Format Lecture 3.0 h + Seminar 1.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce students to modern Chinese literature from the May 4th Movement in 1919 to 1949, when the People's Republic of China was established. It will also introduce students to basic literary theories and guide them to appreciate the most famous modern Chinese fiction, prose, and poetry in an analytical perspective. The learning process helps students to explore literature and to deepen its appreciation.

Prerequisite(s): Before registering in this course, a student should have completed a second-year college Chinese course or equivalent, e.g. completion of six years of elementary school or more in China or Taiwan, and know about 2000 Chinese characters.

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