CAH3185 - Hong Kong Literature

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chinese and History
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

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

This course aims to introduce the history and development of Hong Kong literature from 1920 to the present time. Three major areas will cover in the course:
1. Exploration of the history of Hong Kong literature through the perspective of the political and socio-cultural changes of Hong Kong and mainland China;
2. Recognition of the contributions of southbound as well as native writers; 
3. Appreciation of the masterpieces and discover the unique characteristics of Hong Kong literature.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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