CAH2141 - History of Chinese Literature

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chinese and History
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
CTL2141 Classical Chinese Literature
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The aims of this course are:

(a) to introduce students to the history of Chinese literature from the beginning to the Qing dynasty;
(b) to teach students main genres and features of classical Chinese literature
(c) to develop students' ability to understand and interpret classical literary writings, and to discover and appreciate the aesthetics, moral and ethical dimensions of classical Chinese literature.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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