31217 - Chinese Philology 1

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  • Teacher Melinda Pirazzoli

  • Credits 9

  • SSD L-OR/21

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Foreign Languages and Literature (cod. 0979)

  • Course Timetable from Feb 07, 2022 to Apr 28, 2022

Academic Year 2021/2022

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

See the website of Melinda Pirazzoli