|Spring Term 2014 Modern Chinese Literature and Cinema in Translation - 3959 - EAST 350
Prerequisites/Notes: Sophomore standing; EAST 150 recommended
Catalog Description : A survey of 20th-century Chinese fiction and cinema. Iconoclastic works of modern Chinese vernacular fiction from 1919 through the post-Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) will be juxtaposed alongside films dealing with the same period, such as Red Sorghum (1987) and Farewell, My Concubine (1992) made by the so-called Fifth Generation of film directors (born after 1949, when the People’s Republic was founded). Class conducted in English. No knowledge of Chinese required.
Attributes: Diversity-Global GER (01cr), Writing Intensive GER (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course