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Fall 2017
Nov 20, 2017
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CHIN 462 - Contemp Chinese Women Writers
This course explores the role of women writers in contemporary Chinese culture, focusing in particular on issues of sexuality, marriage, self-consciousness, and women's response to feminism. Topics of discussions are, for example, women's experimental writing, the boundary between fiction and autobiography, ideological tension between a personal agenda and the possibility of effective public discourse, and the plurality of women's experiences and social images. Readings include authors from mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Conducted in Chinese. Students are expected to use dictionaries; no vocabulary lists are provided.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Chinese Department

Course Attributes:
SFS/ HALC (Inactive as of F14), SFS/CULP Humanities, SFS/RCST Asia

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