2019/20 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
EAST3070 Contemporary Chinese Literature
10 creditsClass Size: 40
Module manager: Dr Frances Weightman
Taught: Semester 2 View Timetable
Year running 2019/20
Pre-requisite qualificationsLevel 2 Chinese or equivalent
This module is not approved as a discovery module
ObjectivesOn completion of this module, students should be able to analyse in detail contemporary Chinese literary texts and to discuss them with reference to the various contexts in which they were produced.
To write Chinese fluently and accurately in all language tasks and, in translation between English and Chinese, to use both languages accurately, with correct spelling and grammar.
This module introduces students to contemporary literary texts from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the Chinese diaspora, with genres extending from short stories to prose and poetry. In addition to close reading of literary texts, there will be discussion on the relationship between contemporary Chinese literature and the West. Students will read primary texts in Chinese while some secondary sources in English will be introduced.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||78.00|
|Total Contact hours||22.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||100.00|
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackProgress is monitored through participation in regular seminars.
Methods of assessment
|Exam type||Exam duration||% of formal assessment|
|Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)||2 hr 00 mins||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Exams)||100.00|
Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 30/04/2019
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