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China Modern - An Introduction to the Literature and Film of 20th Century China
ALIT 211
Spring 2007 not offered
Crosslisting: EAST 211

This course is an in-depth introduction to modern and contemporary Chinese literature and films with a particular emphasis on the relationship between literary/artistic practices and political as well as social history. Literary and filmic texts are examined both within their own forms and in close relation to broad and important historical topics such as cultural tradition, modernity, nationalism, revolution, economy, class, gender, region, and cultural commodification. All readings and screenings are in English or have English subtitles and no previous knowledge of China or Chinese is required.

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 FEB-21-2024
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