CHIL3016 Selected Readings in Chinese Historical Writings 中國史傳文選讀 (3 units)
This course will select one or two historical masterpieces of high literary value such as Zuozhuan, Shiji and Hanshu. It will study historical culture from aesthetical perspectives and provide students with a better understanding of historical characters, narrative styles, aesthetical consciousness and literary expression skills as found in the historiographic canons. It will further look into the relations between traditional historiography and literature, history and traditional novels.
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