Life Style, Chinese Literature, Mass Culture

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDAR1006 CHI (3,2,1)
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What is the course about?


採用專題講授的方式,學生在指引應了解: 建築、飲食、電影、服飾等大眾文化類型在具體文學文本中的呈現,大眾文化如何影響文學的書寫,以及大眾文化與文學之間的關聯對人們的生活方式所造成的影響。

GDAR1006 is intended to explore the multi-facet relationship between mass culture and literary works. The curriculum aims to:

  1. cultivate students’ awareness of certain literary and cultural phenomena in a historical context, and
  2. develop their skills in analyzing these phenomena.

Students would be guided to study:

  1. how mass culture ,e.g. architecture, food, movies, clothing, are represented in literature;
  2. how mass culture influences literary writing; and
  3. how the relationship of literature and mass culture makes an impact on our life style.

What do the students say about this course?


Year 3 student from BBA


Notes for GDAR1006

  • The medium of instruction of this course is Cantonese.

Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.