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Sima Qian & the Author-Function
A review of The History of a Historian: Perspectives on the Authorial Roles of Sima Qian, by Esther Sunkyung Klein. Sima Qian 司馬遷 (ca. 145...
“Coolie Democracy”, US-China Exchanges 1925-1955
A review of Coolie Democracy: US–China Political and Literary Exchange, 1925–1955, by Richard Jean So. Literary-critical study of China-US relations i...
Lu Xun & World Literature
A review of Literary Cartographies: Lu Xun and the Production of World Literature, by Daniel M. Dooghan. In his entry in the 2004 report on...
Aesthetic Afterlives of the Cultural Revolution
A review of Wounds in Time: The Aesthetic Afterlives of the Cultural Revolution, by Yiju Huang. Yiju Huang’s dissertation is an investigation of the C...
Feminist Criticism in Chinese Studies
The Promise and Perils of Feminist Criticism in Chinese Studies A few days ago, I was chatting with a colleague on the subject of reading...
Chinese Literature Dissertation Reviews
We are delighted to welcome a new member to the Dissertation Reviews family. Lucas Klein will be the editor of our Chinese Literature series, set...
Gender Politics & Modern Chinese Poetry
A review of The Inferno Tango: Gender Politics and Modern Chinese Poetry, 1917-1980, by Liansu Meng. The Inferno Tango analyzes the gender politics of...
Chinese Fiction Periodicals in Global Context
A review of “Give Me a Day, and I Will Give You the World”: Chinese Fiction Periodicals in Global Context, 1900-1910, by DUN WANG. Give M...