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Semester 1

Modern China in Literature and Film A (ASST08055)

Subject

Asian Studies

College

CAHSS

Credits

20

Normal Year Taken

1

Delivery Session Year

2022/2023

Pre-requisites

Course Summary

The course will examine the representation of modern China in both literature and film from the cultural renaissance of the 1910s and 1920s, through the upheavals of the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945).

Course Description

Topics covered will include the emancipation of women, youth and age, sex and love, literature and dissent, literature and power. The course will stress the close ties that have existed between the worlds of literary and cinematic creativity throughout this period.

Assessment Information

Written Exam 0%, Coursework 100%, Practical Exam 0%

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