Brown University shieldBrown University

China Modern: An Introduction to the Literature of Twentieth-Century China

EAST 1070 S01 [CRN: 15242]

A general introduction to modern and contemporary Chinese literature from the May Fourth Movement to contemporary Taiwan and the People's Republic of China. Emphasizes reading of literary works in relation to topics such as cultural tradition, modernity, nationalism, revolution, class, gender, region, cultural commodification, and literary innovations. Readings in English. No previous knowledge of Chinese required.
Fall 2017
13:00 - 14:20 Tue, Thu - from Sep 6, 2017 to Oct 5, 2017
13:00 - 14:20 Tue, Thu - from Oct 6, 2017 to Dec 21, 2017