Chinese literature and culture 1 (2015/2016)

Course code
4S003698
Name of lecturer
Daniele Beltrame
Coordinator
Daniele Beltrame
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-OR/21 - CHINESE AND SOUTH ASIAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES
Language of instruction
cinese
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre dal Feb 22, 2016 al May 31, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing a basic knowledge of the principal trends and of the most influent authors of modern (1900-1949) and contemporary (1949-2000) Chinese literature. In addition, an overview of the historical and cultural context of Twentieth-Century China will also be part of the course.

Syllabus

Overview of Chinese literary output of the twentieth century

Course text:

McDougall, Bonnie; Louie, Kam (1997). "The Literature of China in the Twentieth Century". New York: Columbia University Press.

Additional materials will be provided by the teacher during the course.

Recommended books:

Samarani, Guido (2008). "La Cina del Novecento: Dalla fine dell’impero ad oggi". Torino: Einaudi.

Idema, Wilt; Haft, Lloyd (2000). "Letteratura cinese". Venezia: Cafoscarina.

Pedone, Valentina; Zuccheri, Serena (2015). "Letteratura cinese contemporanea. Correnti, autori e testi dal 1949 ad oggi". Milano: Hoepli.

Assessment methods and criteria

The final exam consists of a written test containing multiple-choice questions and open questions.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016