Kang-I Sung Chang and S. Owen, The Cambridge History of Chinese Literature (to 1375), 465-475; 613-648.
Hegel, R. “The Sights and Sounds of Red Cliffs: On Reading Su Shi”. Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews (CLEAR), Vol. 20 (Dec., 1998), pp. 11-30. [available online or in photocopy at the Campus bookshop]
Wang, J., The Complete Ci-poems of Li Qingzhao: A New English Translation ， SINO-PLATONIC PAPERS Number 13 October, 1989, pp. 6-14.
Idema-Haft, Chinese literature, Cafoscarina, Venice, 2003, pp. 228-265 (Novel and Novella).
Ma Zhiyuan, The Yellow Millet's Dream. Taoist melodrama of the 13th century, introduction pp. 3-12, Rome, Bardi, 1995. [photocopied at the Campus bookshop]
Additional readings for non-attending students:
1) Lavagnino, A. and Pozzi, S., "The writing of the theater", in Chinese Culture, pp. 145-161 [photocopied at the Campus library]
2) Plaks, A. H., The Four Masterworks of the Ming Novel Ssu ta ch'i-shu, pp. 3-52.
Selected texts provided by the teacher and / or photocopied at the Campus library, texts to be translated and analyzed.
As an aid to translation, see:
Wang, J., The Complete Ci-poems of Li Qingzhao: A New English Translation ， SINO-PLATONIC PAPERS Number 13 October, 1989.