CHIN 3342 - Sinophone Literature in the Contemporary World Course uri icon



  • A survey of Chinese literature with a focus on exiled, diaspora, colonial, and semi-colonial writers. Students will be asked to discern how Chinese literature has made an intervention in world literature and how it has engaged with the world. Emphasizes close and critical reading skills and an understanding of how aesthetic texts critically engage within historical and cultural experiences. Assignments include novels, essays, short stories, poems, plays, songs, films, and scholarly articles. Taught in English. Recommended prerequisite: CHIN 1012 or CHIN 1051.