Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024

     

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ASIA 306 001 (CRN: 25516)

CLASSIC CHINESE NOVELS

Long Title: CLASSIC CHINESE NOVELS
Department: Asian Studies
Instructor: Schoenberger, Kevin
Meeting: 4:00PM - 5:15PM MW (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 25
Section Enrolled: 4
Enrollment data as of: 24-JUL-2024 11:15AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
29-APR-2024  
2:00PM - 5:00PM M
 
Description: This subject introduces students to the five most influential traditional Chinese novels, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Outlaws of the Marsh, Journey to the West, Plum in the Golden Vase, and Story of the Stone. We will read key sections of each in English translation while considering their historical origins, contexts, and transnational cultural impact. Some such manifestations include tattoo, woodblock prints, graphic novels, movies, and video games.