Foreign Languages and Literatures at MIT

21F.044J: Classics of Chinese Literature in Translation

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Introduction to some of the major genres of traditional Chinese poetry, fiction, and drama. Intended to give students a basic understanding of the central features of traditional Chinese literary genres, as well as to introduce students to the classic works of the Chinese literary tradition. Works read include Journey to the West, Outlaws of the Margin, Dream of the Red Chamber, and the poetry of the major Tang dynasty poets. Literature read in translation. Taught in English.

Units: 3-0-9(U)


Same As  21L.044J, WGS.235J

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