ANS 373C ANS 373C. Decoding Classical Chinese Poetry. 3 Hours.
Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 41). Introduction to the classical Chinese poetic tradition from the seventh century B.C.E. through the ninth century C.E., focusing on the literary, cultural, historical, social, political, philosophical, and religious background against which representative works arose. Conducted in English and all readings will be in English translation. Knowledge of the Chinese language is not required. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Asian Studies 372 (Topic 10), 373C, Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 41). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.