Oct 03, 2022  
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MLL 329 - Early and Medieval Chinese Literature (3)


This course is an introduction to important works of the classical literary tradition of China from the Zhou Dynasty (1045-221 BCE) through the Northern Song dynasty (976-1127 CE). In a chronological survey of the important writers of the early and medieval periods, the course tackles some fundamental questions of the Chinese literary tradition, including the meanings of the word that came to mean literary writing, wen, and the place of wen in traditional Chinese culture; which genres of writing became the most prominent in the early tradition, and why; and the ways in which the scope of Chinese literature broaden and changed. The course is taught in English, with no knowledge of Chinese language required. Recommended Preparation: MLL 301   or ASIA 100  or HIST 103  (any one of these three)

Grading: Graded
Course ID: 101848
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Prerequisite/Corequisite: You must complete MLL 301  or ASIA 100  or HIST 103  



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