Units of Study

CHNS3647 - Classical Chinese Poetry

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Derek Dane Herforth

Description

An outstanding achievement of Chinese culture has been a vast corpus of poetry, remarkable for its aesthetic qualities and political and cultural importance. In this unit, the development and distinctive features of classical poetry will be explored through selected poems representing various genres and periods. One or two genres may be studied in greater depth, such as the ancient, richly symbolic Chu ci, the poetry of the great Tang masters, or the innovative lyric verse of the Song dynasty.

Assessments

classwork (15%), 1x2000wd essay (30%), 1hr tests (2x20%), 1xoral presentation (15%)

Textbooks

Consult Department

Classes

3x1-hr tutorials/week

Prerequisites

CHNS2612 or CHNS2112 or CHNS1314 or CHNS2904

Prohibitions

CHNS3441, CHNS3541

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