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EALL 210 01 (20692) /EALL510/LITR172
Man and Nature in Chinese Literature
Kang-i Sun Chang
TTh 1.00-2.15 HGS 312
Spring 2018 
No regular final examination
Areas Hu
Readings in translation

An exploration of man and nature in traditional Chinese literature, with special attention to aesthetic and cultural meanings. Topics include the concept of nature and literature; neo-Taoist self-cultivation; poetry and Zen (Chan) Buddhism; travel in literature; loss, lament, and self-reflection in song lyrics; nature and the supernatural in classical tales; love and allusions to nature; religious pilgrimage and allegory.

All readings in translation; no knowledge of Chinese required. Some Chinese texts provided for students who read Chinese. Formerly CHNS 200.