21F.044 Traditional Chinese Literature: Poetry, Fiction, and Drama, Spring 2007
Author(s)Faculty, Foreign Languages and Literatures Department
Traditional Chinese Literature: Poetry, Fiction, and Drama
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This course is an introduction to some of the major genres of traditional Chinese poetry, fiction, and drama. Intended to give students a basic understanding of the central features of traditional Chinese literary genres, as well as to introduce students to the classic works of the Chinese literary tradition. Works read include Journey to the West, Outlaws of the Marsh, Dream of the Red Chamber, and the poetry of the major Tang dynasty poets. Literature read in translation. Taught in English.
chinese poetry, chinese culture, chinese, novel, the story of the western wing, three kingdoms, outlaws of the marsh, the journey to the west, the story of the stone, monkey, film adaptation