Readings in Chinese Literature
The course introduces students to representative works in Chinese culture and literature. It focuses on cultural tradition(s), literary conventions and innovations, genres, and major cultural movements. The course has a two-fold purpose: help students obtain an advanced ability to read Chinese cultural and literary texts in their richness and complexity, and acquaint them with a basic knowledge of Chinese literary writing. The course will be conducted in Mandarin Chinese. The course has a dual track.