Classical Chinese Poetry (CHNS3647)

UNIT OF STUDY

Classical Chinese poetry is defined as verse composed in various forms and genres developed in pre-modern China. Most of these traditional forms and genres are still in wide use in contemporary China and within Chinese communities all over the world. This unit of study offers an introduction to classical Chinese poetry from its beginnings to the Song dynasty with focus on selected topics within this rich tradition. This unit assumes a thorough grounding in Classical Chinese.

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x1hr lecture/week, 2x1hr tutorials/week

Assessment

2x 50 minute in-class test equivalent to 800wds each (40%), 1xOral Presentation and handout equivalent to 800wds (15%), 1x2000wd final Essay (35%), Tutorial participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(CHNS1303 and CHNS1304) or (CHNS2611 and CHNS2612)

Prohibitions

CHNS3441, CHNS3541

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.