Courses of Study 2018-2019 
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Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHLIT 4418 - Stories of the Strange and the Marvelous from the Tang Dynasty

(GHB) (LA-AS)      
Spring. Next Offered: 2019-2020. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: at least three years of Chinese language training and preferably one year classical Chinese. Co-meets with CHLIT 6618 .

D. X. Warner.

Through guided reading in Chinese, students in this course explore topics, themes and techniques that define the body of works known as chuanqi (stories of the marvelous) and zhiguai (stories of the strange). The aim of the course is to help students achieve an appreciation for the early development of Chinese narrative tradition in the context of Chinese literary and popular culture of Tang dynasty China. (LL)

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