PAAS 354

Masterworks of Chinese Fiction

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

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; and
  • Academic Writing Requirement satisfied; 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.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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