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CHIN 3163: Taiwanese Literature and Film: Course Materials

This guide introduces sources on modern and contemporary Taiwanese literature works and films.

Films and Stage Productions

Tug of War: The Story of Taiwan 

(Call number: DS799.62 .T841 1998. Location: GRC Room 708.)

Sino-Dutch War 1661 (Yingxiong Zheng Chenggong 英雄鄭成功)

(Available via YouTube)

Viva Tonal - The Dance Age 

(Available via Blackboard)

A City of Sadness 

(Available via YouTube)

The Love Eterne

(Available via Blackboard) 

Eat Drink Man Woman (飲食男女)

(Call Number: PN1997.85 .E285 2002. Location: Gelman Media Reserve, 4 hours)

Dust in the Wind (戀戀風塵)

(Call Number: PN1997.A123 L526 1987. Location: Gelman Media Open (First Floor) )

The Secret Love in Peach Blossom Land

(Gelman Media Open (First Floor), 4 hours) 

Tropical Fish (熱帶魚)

(Call Number: PN1997 .R345 1995.Location: GRC, Room 708 Media). 

Yi Yi (一一)

(Call Number:PN1995.9.F35 Y49 2006.Location: Gelman Media Open (First Floor) ).


Readings - Primary Materials

Lai He, “Steelyard” (1926)

Wu Zhuoliu, “The Doctor’s Mother” (1944)

Yang Kui, “Newspaper Boy” (1934)

Lu Heruo, “Oxcart” (1935)

Weng Nao, “Remaining Snow” (1935)

Zhang Wenhuan, “Overburdened” (1935)

Wu Zhuoliu, The Orphan of Asia (1946)

Bai Xianyong, “Wandering In the Garden, Waking from a Dream (1966)”

Wang Chen-he, “An Oxcart of Dowry” (1967)

Huang Chun-ming, “My Son’s Big Doll (1969),” “I Love Mary” (1979)

Zhang Dachun, “Lucky Worries About His Country (1988),” “General’s Monument (1986)”

Li Ang, The Butcher’s Wife (1983)

Zhu Tianwen, Notes of a Desolate Man (1994)


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