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Chinese Buddhist Texts - CHNS3607

Year - 2018

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.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 2x1hr tutorial/week

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

Pre-requisites

CHNS2612 or CHNS2112 or CHNS2904 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Chinese Studies

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Chinese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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