East Asian Languages and Cultures | Literary Chinese II (grad students)
C507 | 24229 | Bokenkamp
P: grade of C or better in C506 or equivalent proficiency, or
permission of the instructor.
The objective of this course is to further develop the student's
facility in reading and translating literary Chinese (wen-yen).
Readings will be taken from literary texts of various periods up to
and including the modern period. Students will learn the basic
syntactic structures of the language and the various functions of
The course stresses knowledge of grammar, reading vocabulary, and
accurate translation from wen-yen into English. Grading will be
based on class attendance and performance, the timely completion of
assignments, interim quizzes, and a final examination.