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Who is Lu Xun? Why is he considered "the greatest modern Chinese writer?" Why is he widely known in China and extensively studied around the world and yet little known in the US? This course introduces Lu Xun's writings, including fiction, prose, and essays, and (1) explores his thinking on the ills that the semi-colonial China faced in the early twentieth-century and (2) examines why his writings continue to be highly influential in our times today. Taught in English. No prereq. 

Basic Enrollment Requirements: Unofficial Transcript – High School Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree – 3.0 GPA

Instructor Approval: Not required

Remission Eligible: Yes; first day of term; all university policies apply

Refund Policy: For-Credit 3+ Weeks

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School of Arts & Sciences