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16:217:531/01:165:451 Readings in Modern Chinese Literature

Description: Selections from representative literary, historical, and ideological works of modern China; emphasis on stylistic and linguistic variations.

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Prerequisites: 01:165:302 or 322 or equivalent

Semesters Offered: Fall

Topics: This course introduces representative works in modern Chinese literature from the early twentieth century to the 1940s. By examining a wide range of poetry, essays, and short stories, we will explore modern Chinese literature, culture, history, and thoughts through close readings, class discussions, and student writings. 

Expected Work: Attendance, discussion based participation, presentation 

Exams: Final paper 



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