CAH3138 - Selected Readings in Xiqu

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chinese and History
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2018/19
Semester B 2019/20 (Tentative)

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

This course provides students with knowledge of the origin, historical development and major characteristics of traditional Chinese “xiqu戲曲” (classical Chinese drama), through an in-depth study of notable writers and selected masterpieces in relation to history and culture both theoretically and practically. Students are also encouraged to discover and analyse “xiqu’s” aesthetic, social, historical and intellectual perspectives. This is also expected to foster their enjoyment of Chinese “xiqu”.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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