Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
1410109 Tang dynasty, Song dynasty & Yuan dynasty's folk literature 2.0 2
Description Folk literature is well-known and popular among people. This course is an introduction to Tang dynasty's "Bianwen" (ܤ), Song dynasty's "Huaben" (ܥ) and Yuan dynasty's "Zaju" (@). All of them are very popular in their time. We will learn three of the dynasty's culture and the relationship between folk literature and formal literature of the dynasty. Later colloquial novels and dramas were based on their their original efforts.