An Outline of Chinese Culture (2nd Edition)

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Table of Contents
前 言
Unit 1 Chinese Mythology
Text A Chinese Mythology
Text B Jingwei Determines to Fill Up the Sea
Text C Animals in Mythology
Unit 2 Chinese Dietary Tea Culture
Text A Chinese Dietary Culture
Text B A Bite of China
Text C Cooking Methods
Unit 3 Chinese Tea and Wine Culture
Text A Tea Drinking in China
Text B The Origin of Chinese Wine
Unit 4 Chinese Clothing Culture
Text A Chinese Clothing
Text B The Silk Kingdom
Text C Dress Code in China
Unit 5 Chinese Architecture and Gardening
Text A Ancient Chinese Architecture
Text B Number “9” and the Imperial Buildings
Text C Chinese Stone Lions
Unit 6 World Natural and Cultural Heritage in China
Text A World Heritage in China
Text B World Heritage Preservation in China
Text C The Benefits of Ratification
Unit 7 Chinese Festivals and Folk Customs
Text A Chinese Festivals
Text B Chinese Folklore
Text C Exchange of Gifts
Text D Spring Festival Gala
Unit 8 Arts and Crafts
Text A Chinese Arts and Crafts
Text B Paper Cutting
Text C A Carpenter Consecrated by Artisans of All Crafts
Text D National Treasure’s Name Amended
Unit 9 Painting and Calligraphy
Text A Traditional Chinese Painting
Text B Calligraphy
Text C Four Treasures of the Study
Unit 10 Chinese Operas
Text A Beijing Opera
Text B Characteristics of Beijing Opera Costumes
Text C Kunqu: Humankind’s Common Cultural Heritage
Unit 11 Traditional Chinese Medicine
Text A Traditional Chinese Medicine: Basic Principles
Text B Methods of Treatment in Chinese Medicine
Text C Yangsheng
Text D Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine
Unit 12 Chinese Philosophy
Text A Confucianism
Text B Taoism(1)
Text C Zhuang Zi
Text D Mo Zi and His Philosophy
Text E Han Fei, a Legalist
Unit 13 Chinese Religion
Text A Chinese Religion
Text B Taoism(2)
Text C Wudang Mountain
Text D The Early Buddhism Temples in Tibet
Unit 14 The Chinese Language
Text A The Chinese Language
Text B Some Distinctive Features of the Chinese Language
Text C The National Language
Text D Complex Chinese Characters and Simplified Ones
Unit 15 Chinese Literature
Text A Ancient Chinese Literature
Text B Lu Xun’s Works
Text C Guo Moruo
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8) Name some of the traditional Chinese musical instruments and give some information about them.
9) Why are the stage settings generally so simple in Beijing Opera? Give examples to illustrate the art ofillusion.
10) Name some famous actors who play the roles ofsheng, dan, jing and chou.
2.Tell whether the following statements are true or false.Write T if the statement is true and F ifit is false.
1) The three ancient dramas in the world history are Greek tragedy and comedy, Indian Sanskrit drama and the Chinese opera.
2) Beijing Opera, as its name suggests, originated in Beijing but borrowed a lot from "Hui Tune".
3) The characters of Beijing Opera are grouped into four types according to sex, age and the social status ofdifferent roles.
4) Huadan.refers to horsewomen and wamors.
5) In Beijing Opera, the orchestra frequently accompanies peaceful scenes while the percussion band provides the right atmosphere for battle scenes.
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