CHIN 2110 Classical Culture of China

3 hours; 3 credits

Introductory study of ancient Chinese culture through close reading of a variety of texts. Attention to such questions as literary genre, material and performance contexts, gender, political institutions, religion, philosophy, models of culture, and the creation of a classical tradition. Practice in close reading and communication by means of critical writing, class discussion, and such other methods, such as collaborative group work. Conducted in English. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed CORC 1110).

Prerequisite: English 1010 or permission of the chairperson.


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