BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Chinese Poetry

CHIN 445


$ 564.00

Instructor: Li-Hui Kuo
Credits: 3.00

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CHIN 343 (Chinese Literature and Translation- Poetry) and CHIN 441(Classical and Literary Chinese)


Readings in Chinese poetry. Topics vary from classical and modern poetry. Various themes and genres introduced, emphasizing shi poetry. Texts in Chinese.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: The Brief History of Chinese Poetry
Lesson 2: Shijing
Lesson 3: Shijing Continued
Lesson 4: Chuci
Lesson 5: Chuci Continued
Lesson 6: Han Fu
Lesson 7: Han Yuefu
Lesson 8: Three Kingdoms (Jian’an) Poetry
Lesson 9: Zhengshi Literature and Jin Poetry
Lesson 10: Southern and Northern Dynasties’ Poetry
Lesson 11: Historical Background of Tang Poetry
Lesson 12: Li Bai and Du Fu
Lesson 13: Middle Tang and Late Tang Poetry

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.


Due to the nature of this course’s learning outcomes, the exams are only available in a paper format. Please plan for shipping time.

   No Materials required for this course!