CAH5732 - Gender Perspective on Chinese Literature

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chinese and History
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2021/22

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

This course examines the historical and cultural connections between Chinese literature and gender studies. Through the selected readings of poetry, lyrics, fiction, prose, short stories, drama, biographies and other literary works, from ancient times to the contemporary world, the course will focus on:
1. Portraying images of gender in Chinese literature;
2. Reflecting gender roles and status in Chinese literature;
3. Exploring gender issues in Chinese literature.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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