Units of Study

CHNS3607 - Chinese Buddhist Texts

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Chiew Hui Ho


This unit introduces students of literary Chinese to Buddhist texts. Students read and translate text selections in a variety of genres, as well as reading secondary materials on textual analysis in order to gain familiarity with a range of styles of discourse that developed during the formative period of Buddhism in China. This unit also serves as an introduction to translation methods and linguistic problem-solving.


Translations (equivalent to 2000wds) (35%), 1x1000wd mid semester test (20%), 1x1500wd research essay (35%), tutorial participation (10%)


1x1-hr lecture/week, 2x1-hr tutorial/week


CHNS2612 or CHNS2112 or CHNS2904


  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm






  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm





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