CHTR 5810 - Chinese Modernism
Exploration of modernist and avant garde Chinese film and literature. Discussion of issues of translation and modernity in a global context in fiction, poetry, drama, and film from the 1920s to the 1990s. Authors from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong include Lu Xun, Ding Ling, Yu Dafu, Shi Zhecun, Mu Shiying, Eileen Chang, Xi Xi, Yu Hua, CanXue, Zhu Tianwen. Films by Stan Lai, Huang Jianxin, Wong Kar-wai. Students enrolled in the 5000 level version of the course will be required to use some Chinese language materials.
Prerequisite: CHTR 3020 or instructor’s permission.