- Schedule of Classes - November 19, 2019 7:14PM EST
- Course Catalog - November 19, 2019 7:15PM EST
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
In this course we will read Chinese jueju (four-line poems), Japanese Haiku, the aphorisms of Chinese philosophy (from the books like the Analects and the Dao De Jing), as well as contemporary poetry and short literature from Twitter and Weibo. Our goal will be to think about how language is shaped and compressed into chunks, usually sentences that are simultaneously swift, transformative, and beautiful. We will write analytical and interpretive essays about short texts, do research into the contexts of traditional and contemporary short literature, and compose lots and lots of thesis statements, tweets and status updates.
When Offered Fall.
Satisfies Requirement First-Year Writing Seminar.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
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