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CHINLIT 93: Late Imperial China (FEMGEN 93, HISTORY 93)

(Same as HISTORY 193. History majors and others taking 5 units, register for 193.) A survey of Chinese history from the 11th century to the collapse of the imperial state in 1911. Topics include absolutism, gentry society, popular culture, gender and sexuality, steppe nomads, the Jesuits in China, peasant rebellion, ethnic conflict, opium, and the impact of Western imperialism.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHINLIT 125: Beginning Classical Chinese, First Quarter (CHINLIT 205)

Goal is reading knowledge of classical Chinese. Basic grammar and commonly used vocabulary. Students with no background in classical Chinese who are taking 127 to satisfy Chinese major requirements must begin with 125. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 23 or equivalent.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINLIT 126: Beginning Classical Chinese, Second Quarter (CHINLIT 206)

Goal is reading knowledge of classical Chinese. Basic grammar and commonly used vocabulary. Students with no background in classical Chinese who are taking 127/207 to satisfy Chinese major requirements must begin with 125/205. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 125/205 or equivalent.
Terms: Win | Units: 2-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Sun, C. (PI)

CHINLIT 127: Beginning Classical Chinese, Third Quarter (CHINLIT 207)

Goal is reading knowledge of classical Chinese. Basic grammar and commonly used vocabulary. Students with no background in classical Chinese who are taking 127/207 to satisfy Chinese major requirements must begin with 125/205. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 126/206 or equivalent.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Zhou, Y. (PI)

CHINLIT 130: Lyrical and Local Prose (CHINLIT 230)

Informal and personal prose of Tang and Song dynasties, with special attention to lyrical expression (prose as close alternative to poetry) and local interest (e.g., in travel diaries). These new uses and styles of prose will be compared with more formal expository prose and with poetry written by the same authors, to better understand the distribution of expressive aims and effects. Prerequisite: Classical Chinese or advanced reading knowledge of Chinese.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHINLIT 132: Chinese Biographies of Women (CHINLIT 232)

Generic and historical analysis of the two-millennia long biographical tradition inaugurated by Liu Xiang, ca. 79-8 B.C.E. Chinese women's history, intellectual history, historiography, and literary studies.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 2-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINLIT 135: Ghost Stories and Other Strange Tales (CHINLIT 235)

Study of the zhiguai tradition, with readings in landmark collections from different dynastic periods (e.g., Tang, Song, Qing). Consideration of the cultural significance as well as the literary qualities of this tradition of storytelling in China. Readings in English.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3-4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHINLIT 155: Classical Poetry: Reading, Theory, Interpretation (CHINLIT 255)

Introduction to the reading and interpretation of classical Chinese poetry, with attention to the language of poetry, aesthetics, expressive purposes, and social roles. Readings in Chinese. Prerequisite: three years of modern Chinese or equivalent.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

CHINLIT 166: Chinese Ci Poetry (Song Lyrics) (CHINLIT 266)

Introduction to poetry in the ci "song lyrics" form. This year the focus is on song lyrics of Li Qingzhao (1084-1150s), read against song lyrics composed by male writers of her day. Attention to the special challenges she faced as a woman writer, and the ways that the tradition struggled to accommodate this "talented woman." Prerequisite: Classical Chinese or advanced reading knowledge of Chinese.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3-4 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

CHINLIT 189A: Honors Research

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 2-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
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