The course aims at providing a basic knowledge of the principal trends and the most influential authors of modern (1900-1949). In addition, an overview of the historical and cultural context of the first half of twentieth-century in China will be part of the course.
Overview of Chinese literary output in the first half of the twentieth century.
McDougall, Bonnie; Louie, Kam (1997). "The Literature of China in the Twentieth Century". New York: Columbia University Press.
Additional material will be provided by the teacher during the lessons and then uploaded on the e-learning page of the course.
-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.
|McDoufgall, Bonnie S.; Louie, Kam||The LIterature of China in the Twentieth Century||Columbia University Press||1997||0-231-11085-5|
The final exam consists of a written test containing multiple-choice questions and open questions. Multiple-choice questions offer four possible options to choose between while the open questions require a brief answer and some of them a more structured answer. The test will take two hours.
The results will be published on the e-learning page of the course.
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