Harvard University,  FAS
Spring 1998

Chinese Literature 140

Desire and Traditional Chinese Narrative

Martin W. Huang

Catalog Number: 7894
Half course (spring term).
Tu., Th., at 12.

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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