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97110 Twentieth Century Chinese Fiction

8cp; 4hpw; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Requisite(s): 97109 Chinese Mass Media OR 97111 Chinese Festivals and Ceremonies OR 97112 Chinese Film


This subject is taught in Chinese.


This subject is designed for students who are proficient in Chinese. It aims to develop students' awareness and appreciation of some of the most influential Chinese writers and their literary works from the 20th century. It also aims to develop a high level of critical thinking and analytical skills by engaging students in class discussions, debates, presentations, and in-depth interpretation and examination of literary works. Students are exposed to a range of texts to gain insights into the lives of Chinese people and Chinese society in both modern and contemporary China. By the end of this subject, students have gained a general knowledge of 20th century literature and developed an understanding of how social changes influence the way in which literature is expressed.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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