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Gender Issues in Chinese Literature and Culture
CEAS 212
Spring 2015 not offered

This course will explore conceptions of gender, sexuality, and the body through an examination of the multifaceted images of men and women that are created, circulated, and transformed in Chinese literature, religious texts, historical narratives, art, and movies, with an emphasis on their aesthetic and cultural implications. Topics include sexuality, spirits, and ghosts; portraiture and representations of the body; spies, assassins, and martial artists. Works discussed in this course will be in English and include THE BOOK OF SONGS, THE VERSE OF CHU, RHAPSODY ON THE GAO TANG SHRINE, THE STORY OF YINGYING, THE PEONY PAVILION, SINKING, and EAT DRINK MAN WOMAN.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA CEAS
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on APR-20-2024
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