PAAS 354

Masterworks of Chinese Fiction

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: CHIN 304

A selection from the Chinese tradition of fiction and theatre, with a focus on the great novels, short stories and dramas of the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Studies Western and Chinese views of this literature, including introductions and commentaries for the novels. Readings are in English; Chinese versions of all primary texts, and secondary texts where applicable, are available.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PAAS 354, CHIN 304.


  • Minimum second-year standing; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Pacific and Asian Studies offered by the Department of Pacific and Asian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

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