Chinese Literature 140
Desire and Traditional Chinese Narrative
Martin W. Huang
Catalog Number: 7894
Half course (spring term).
Tu., Th., at 12.
EXAM GROUP: 14
Although texts of other genres will be deal with, reading will focus on several dramatic and fictional texts within the context of late imperial Chinese culture. We will investigate how desire was (re)conceived and represented in fiction and drama of this period; reference will also be made to related issues in social and intellectual history. Written requirements: tests and short papers.
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