Units of Study
CHNS3633 - Lu Xun and China's Modern Literature
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Bonnie McDougall
Lu Xun was one of the most influential Chinese writers in the early decades of the twentieth century. The works of Lu Xun and his contemporaries marked the emergence of a modern Chinese literature that reflected its proponents' anxiety for sociocultural change and national salvation, absorbed external influences, and was intended to reach a wide readership. This unit of study highlights works by Lu Xun and other major authors in the context of the intellectual history of the time.
classwork (10%), 1x2500wd essay (40%), other written assignments, (e.g. discussion report) (equivalent to 1500wds) (30%), oral assignments, (e.g. presentation plus discussion leadership) (20%)
Reader available from the University copy Centre
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 credit points from Table A of the Table of Units of Study in the Faculty of Arts
No knowledge of the Chinese language or literature is required
This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit to students enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program
A timetable is not available for this session.
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