20th Century Chinese Literature and Film

Elective Courses

CINE 220 - 20th Century Chinese Literature and Film

EALC 125
401 |Xiaojue Wang |MW 12-1pm

This course serves as a thematic introduction to modern Chinese literature and cinema in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and transnational Chinese communities in the twentieth century. By discussing a wide range of key literary and filmic texts, this class looks into major issues and discourses in China's century of modernization: enlightenment and revolution, politics and aesthetics, sentimental education and nationalism, historical trauma and violence, gender and sexuality, social hygiene and body politics, diaspora and displacement, youth sub-culture and urban imagination.

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Cinema Studies Program
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