Harvard University,  FAS
Spring 1998

Chinese Literature 214

Confucianism and the Qing Novel of the Literati

Bei Ling Huang


Catalog Number: 7377
Half course (spring term).
Th., 2–5.
EXAM GROUP: 16, 17, 18

This course will focus on the Qing novel Rulin waishi (The Scholars). It will explore topics such as how Confucianism was renegotiated in this 18th-century novel and what it can tell us in particular about the development of the Chinese novel in relation to the changes in literati culture during this period. Other literati novels of this period will also be discussed. Research paper(s) required.


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