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Modern Chinese Cities in Literature and Film: Beijing and Beyond
ALIT 245
Fall 2006 not offered
Crosslisting: EAST 243

How do urban literature and film, or narrative structures and cinematic images configure our material existences, cultural identities and literary imaginations? The course is intended to discuss man, machine and metropolis; sensibility of ancient capital or westernized cities; mutual imaginations among Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Hong Kong and Taipei; nostalgia, nightmare, and ghost among cities, poetics and politics of daily objects, the use and abuse of everyday life.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA AL&L
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on MAR-20-2023
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