Units of Study

CHNS3607 - Chinese Buddhist Texts

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Chiew Hui Ho

Description

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.

Assessments

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

Classes

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

Prerequisites

CHNS2612 or CHNS2112 or CHNS2904

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

CHNS3607

         

Lecture

 

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

CHNS3607

         

Tute

   

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