Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and two 1-hour textual study classes per week |
Total Time Commitment: 3 contact hours/week , 6 additional hours/week. Total of 9 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Chinese 2D, Chinese 2F, Chinese 4B, Chinese 5B or equivalent as determined by the coordinator.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None.|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Anne Mclaren
A/Prof Anne McLaren
|Subject Overview:||This subject examines developments in modern Chinese literature from the Literary Revolution to the present with a focus on the contemporary period. Students will study Chinese texts in class as well as read widely for the lecture. By the end of the subject students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the major developments in modern Chinese literature since the Literary Revolution and of popular literature in Contemporary China. They should also be able to demonstrate an acquaintance with the works of a number of significant 20th century writers.|
|Assessment:||Class exercises (weekly) 20%, an essay of 1500 words 30% (due late semester) and a 2-hour examination 50% (due during the examination period).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Subject readers will be available from the University Bookshop. |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Available at 1st year for students who have completed secondary education in a Chinese environment; 2nd year for students beginning at 2E, 4A or 5A; 3rd year for students beginning at 1A.|
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