Monday, February 20, 2012

poetry and painting

please list any idea or book on the relationship between classical Chinese poetry and French Impressionism.

Monday, October 12, 2009

About Tang Tale (Chuanqi)

After reading the "Tang Tale" carefully, list your questions here and also answer at least one question asked by your classmates.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

About Chinese Literature

Classical Chinese poetry was a prerequisite for the preparation of the civil service examinations, and it has been written and appreciated by ancient poets and elites. It is, however, unappealing to young readers. Can you explain this phenomenon?

Friday, November 9, 2007

about the Song

1. Was the civil examination system influential? In what scope?
2. What did Chan paintings emphasize?
3. Why did classical landscape painters ignore perspective?
4. Why is it particularly virtuous man who delights in landscape?
5. Do you think this was the time that China began to turn inward or not? Why?

Monday, November 5, 2007

The Tang Dynasty

Why do some people regard Tang Dynasty as a melting pot?

The Three Kingdoms and the Six Dynaties

You did a good job on your midterm. If you like, you could also post your thoughts on some questions from your midterm.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

The Qin and Han Dynasties

You may post your essay and questions here.