SOAS University of London

China & Inner Asia Section, Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures

Tibetan (Classical) 3: Historical and Biographical Literature

Module Code:
155901156
Status:
Module Not Running 2018/2019
Credits:
30
Taught in:
Full Year

Prerequisites

Objectives and learning outcomes of the module

The module is designed for students who already have a basic grasp of classical literary Tibetan. At the end of the module students will have a familiarity with the characteristics of the historical and biographical styles in terms of vocabulary, grammar and subject matter. 

Workload

Total of 22 weeks teaching with 3 hours classroom contact per week.

Method of assessment

One three-hour written examination taken in May/June (70%); four pieces of (unseen) translation (30%).

Suggested reading

A reading list will be given by the convenor at the beginning of the module.

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