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For Love of Country: National Narratives in Chinese Literature and Film (CHINA 279)


Explores the nation as it is constructed, deconstructed, and continuously contested in novels, short stories, films, and other media from the second half of the 20th century in mainland China and Taiwan. Asks how the trope of the nation and the ideology of nationalism mediate the relationships between politics and aesthetics. Explores the nation's internal fault lines of gender, ethnicity, geography, language, and citizenship.

Course ID: 
211 107
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