31217 - Chinese Philology 1

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

Classical Chinese

Course contents

The course, which will mainly rely on "An Introduction to Literary Chinese" (M. Fuller, 2004) will help the students to read literary Chinese. We will read texts focusing not only on words but also to semantics and syntax; literary analysis (Discourse analysis) and history/anthropology.


Fuller, Michael A. An Introduction to Literary Chinese, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004;

Teaching methods


Assessment methods

Written exam

Office hours

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