Classical Chinese in the Modern Context I
Introduction to Classical Chinese for the basic reader. Historical background of essential texts in the ancient period, covering classical literature, philosophy, and history. Focus on grammar, systematic sentence analysis, and distinctive functions of grammatical particles. A gateway to advanced literary reading and writing (shu-mian-yu). Enhancement of knowledge of classical literature, philosophy, and history. Recommend consultation with instructor before enrolling in course. Prerequisite: CHINESE333 or CHINESE407S. One course.