1447001 Chinese Language and Literature

Numbering Code U-LET11 31447 SJ36 Year/Term 2021 ・ First semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Seminar
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Wed.3
Instructor name NARITA KENTAROU (Graduate School of Letters Associate Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course Zeng Gong (1019-1083) in Northern Song is a master of ancient writing and counted among the Eight Masters of the Tang and Song. In this seminar, we shall take turns reading the preface by Zeng Gong.
Course Goals ・Able to smoothly read aloud classical Chinese.
・ Able to comprehend what is being expressed in ancient written texts considering the cultural background.
・ Understand characteristics of expressions in ancient writings.
Schedule and Contents Readings will proceed roughly according to the following schedule, but will be adjusted according to comprehension level of attendees.
1st Overview of ancient writings and Zeng Gong, and confirming use of text
2nd 王無咎字序
3rd 送蔡元振序
4th - 6th 送丁yan序
7th 謝司理字序
8th - 9th 新書目録録序
10th - 11th 梁書目録録序
12th - 13th 列女傳目録録序
14th - 15th 禮閣新儀目録録序
Evaluation Methods and Policy According to performance (active class participation, proficiency in reading aloud in Chinese, text comprehension).
Course Requirements Have academic ability to study intermediate Chinese in common core courses, and pronounce words accurately. Presumes sufficient time will be spent on preparation, as marked in the outside class learning field.
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Attend prepared to look up character sounds so entire text can be read clearly in Chinese, and accurately translated.
Textbooks Textbooks/References Other, will distribute printed materials during class.
References, etc. 『新華字典』 (The Commercial Press),, 『古漢語常用字字典(繁體字本)』 (The Commercial Press) ISBN:9787100053648