Publications

 

PUBLICATIONS

(in English)

Book

  • Young China: National Rejuvenation and the Bildungsroman, 1900-1959. Harvard University Asia Center, 2015. 379 pages.

Edited volume

  • The Reincarnated Giant: An Anthology of Twenty-First-Century Chinese Science Fiction (co-edited with Theodore Huters). Columbia University Press, 2018. 488 pages.

Edited special issues (peer-reviewed)

  • Utopian/Dystopian Fiction in Contemporary China. China Perspectives. 101 (March 2015).
  • Chinese Science Fiction: Late Qing and the ContemporaryRenditions. 77/78 (December 2012).
  • The Obscure Decade: The Literary Imagination and Political Culture in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the PRC, 1949-1959 (co-edited with Shengqing Wu). Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese. 9.2 (December 2009). 

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • “After 1989: The New Wave of Chinese Science Fiction.” China Perspectives. 101 (2015): 7-13. French translation: “Après 1989: la nouvelle vague de science-fiction chinoise.” Perspectives chinoises. 101 (2015): 7-14.
  •  “Variations on Utopia in Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction.” Science Fiction Studies. 40. 1 (March 2013): 86-102.
  • “How the Steel Was Tempered: The Rebirth of Pawel Korchagin in Contemporary Chinese Media.” Frontiers of Literary Studies in China. 6.1 (February 2012): 95-111.
  • “The Taming of the Youth: Discourse, Politics, and Fictional Representation in the Early PRC.” Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese. 9.2 (December 2009): 108-38.

Chapters and essays in edited volumes

  • “A New Continent for Chinese Scholars: Chinese Science Fiction Studies.” Broken Stars (ed. Ken Liu). New York: Tor, 2019. 465-472.
  • “Liu Cixin’s Three-Body Trilogy: Between the Sublime Cosmos and the Micro Era.” Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World (ed. Dale Knickerbocker). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2018. 107-128.
  • “Cixin Liu.” ArtReview. 69.7 (October 2017): 86-91.
  • “Introducing the Field of Chinese Science Fiction Studies.” Chinese Science Fiction: WorldCon 75 Special Issue. Shanghai: Shimmer Zine, 2017. 35-38. 
  • “September 1, 1916, Li Dazhao interprets the ‘Green Spring’: Inventing youth in modern China.” A New Literary History of Modern China (ed. David Wang). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. 248-253.
  • “August 23, 1927, Sacco and Vanzetti are executed in Boston: Ba Jin begins to write anarchist novels.” A New Literary History of Modern China. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. 331-336.
  • “2066, Mars over America: Chinese science fiction presents the posthuman future.” A New Literary History of Modern China. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. 951-957.
  • “Representations of the Invisible: Chinese Science Fiction in the Twenty-first Century.” The Oxford Handbook of Modern Chinese Literatures (eds. Carlos Rojas and Andrea Bachner). New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 546-565.
  •  “Popular Genre Fiction: Science Fiction and Fantasy.” The Columbia Companion to Modern Chinese Literature (ed. Kirk Denton). New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 394-99.

Book reviews

  • Liu Cixin, The Three-Body Problem, The Dark Forest, Death’s End. Modern Chinese Literature and Culture book reviews (online). MCLC Resource Publication Center (December 30, 2015)
  • Kam Louie ed., Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres. Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews. 35 (2013): 253-256.
  • Han Dong, Banished!  Modern Chinese Literature and Culture book reviews (online). MCLC Resource Publication Center (August 2009).
  • Paul Clark, Reinventing China: A Generation and Its Films; Michael Berry, Speaking in Images: Interviews with Contemporary Chinese Filmmakers. China Review International. 13.1 (Spring 2006): 99-103.

 

(in French)

Peer-reviewed journal article

  • “Les romans de science-fiction de Liu Cixin.” Trans. Gwennael Gaffric. Monde chinois. 51-52 (2017): 89-98.
  • “Après 1989: la nouvelle vague de science-fiction chinoise.” Trans. Céline Letemplé. Perspectives chinoises. 101 (2015): 7-14.

 

(in German)

Research article

  • “Die Poesie des Unsichtbaren: Verborgene Dimensionen im chinesischen Science-Fiction-Kino.” Trans. Anne Vonderstein. Future Worlds: Science, Fiction, Film (eds, Jasper, Warnecke, Waz, Zill). Berlin:  Deutschen Kinemathek und dem Einstein Forum, 2017. 122-137.

 

(in Italian)

Introduction to an anthology

  • “Sinosfera – antologia di racconti di fantascienza cinese in doppia lingua.” Trans. Chiara Cigarini. Sinosfera (ed., Francesco Verso). Pisa, Italy: Future Fiction, 2018.

 

(in Chinese)

Books

  • New Wave of Chinese Science Fiction: Poetics, History, Text 中國科幻新浪潮:詩學,歷史,文本. Shanghai: Shanghai Literature & Arts Publishing House, 2019: forthcoming.
  • Criticism and Imagination 批評與想像. Shanghai: Fudan University Press, 2013. 248 pages.
  • Last Winter, a Rose in Plymouth: a New England Notebook 普利茅斯的冬日花朵:新英格蘭記. Shanghai: Shanghai Bookstore Publishing House, 2012. 191 pages.
  • Delmore’s Gift: a New York Notebook  德爾莫的禮物: 紐約筆記本.  Shanghai: Shanghai Bookstore Publishing House, 2007. 178 pages.
  • A History of Contemporary Chinese Literature 中國當代文學史教程.  (co-authored with Chen Sihe, Liu Zhirong, Song Binghui, Li Ping, He Qing, and Wang Guangdong.) Shanghai: Fudan University Press, 1999. 436 pages.
  • The Masterpieces of the Twentieth Century World Literature 二十世紀文學藝術明珠.  Haikou: Hainan Press, 1999. 174 pages.
  • The Sorrows of a Floating World: a Biography of Eileen Chang 浮世的悲哀: 張愛玲傳. Taipei: Yeqiang Publishing House, 1996. 309 pages; Revised & enlarged edition, Shanghai: Shanghai Literature & Arts Publishing House, 1998. 329 pages.

Edited volume

  • (co-edited with David Der-wei Wang) May Fourth@100: Culture, Thought, History. 五四@100: 文化,思想,歷史.  Taipei: Linking Publishing Company, 2019. 335 pages.
  • Science Fiction for Children. 給孩子的科幻故事. Shanghai: Oriental Publication Center. July 2018: 324 pages.
  • (co-edited with Yan Feng) Anthology of Chinese Literature of the New Century: Science Fiction 新世紀文學大系: 科幻卷. Shanghai: Shanghai Literature & Arts Publishing House, 2014. 543 pages.

Edited special issues

  • Sinophone Science Fiction 華語科幻小說專輯. Hong Kong Literature 香港文學. Vol. 413 (May 2019).
  • Science Fiction and Our World; Science Fiction Studies and Modern Chinese Literature 科幻與我們的世界;科幻研究與中國現代文學. Literature 文學. 5.1 (Spring/summer 2017).
  • (co-edited with Huang Fayou) Studies in Media, Literature, and Communication 文學傳媒與文學傳播研究. Modern Chinese Literature 中國現代文學 (Taiwan). 30 (2016).
  • Science Fiction in the Era of Globalization: Late Qing and Today 全球化時代的科幻文學:晚期與當代. Comparative Literature in China 中國比較文學. 100.3 (2015).

Articles in academic journals, literary magazines, and edited volumes, and introductions

  • “New Continent for Science Fiction Studies” 科幻研究的新大陸. Theory and Criticism of Literature and Art文藝理論與批評. Vol. 197 (May 2019): 82-85.
  • “The May Fourth Era, Young China, and the Birth of the Modern Bildungsroman” 五四時代,少年中國,與現代成長小說的誕生. Wenhui Scholars 文匯學人. Vol. 389 (May 10, 2010): 2-3.
  • “The Principle of Literalness in Science Fiction and the Characteristics of Its Poetics.” 科幻文學的真實性原則與詩學特徵. Chinese Social Sciences Today 中國社會科學報. Vol. 1673 (April 15, 2019): 4.
  • “Does Science Fiction Dream of a Chinese New Wave?” 中国科幻小说是否会梦见“新浪潮.”Book Town 書城. Vol. 155 (April 2019): 71-78.
  • “Back to the Future: May Fourth and Science Fiction.” 回到未來:五四與科幻. May Fourth@100: Culture, Thought, History. 五四@100: 文化,思想,歷史. Eds. David Wang and Song Mingwei. Taipei: Linking Publishing Company, 2019. 327-335. Reprinted in Journal of Modern Chinese Studies 現代中文學刊. 59 (April 2019): 117-9.
  • “From Science Fiction to Literature.” 從科幻到文學. Wenhui Daily 文匯報.  2018.11.29: A9.
  •  “The Beginning of the Journey: A Prelude to National Rejuvenation and the Bildungsroman, 1900-1959.”  旅途的開始——《少年中國:國族青春與成長小說,1900-1959》序幕. Book Town 書城. Vol. 143 (April 2018): 70-76.
  • “Martian Dystopia: Cat Country and the Life Story of Lao She.” 火星上的惡托邦:《貓城記》與老舍的故事.  Book Town 書城. Vol. 137 (October 2017): 44-50.
  • “The Posthuman Problem and Science Fiction.” 後人類問題與科幻小說. Fleurs des lettres 字花 (Hong Kong). Vol. 69 (Sep – Oct, 2017): 97-101.
  •  “Representations of the ‘Invisible’: Problems of the Poetics in the New Wave of Chinese Science Fiction.” 再現“不可見”之物:中國科幻新浪潮的詩學問題. Trans. Lu Cheng. Literature 文學. 5.1 (Spring/summer 2017): 127-149.
  •  “The New Wave in Science Fiction and Its Utopian Variations.” 科幻新浪潮與烏托邦變奏. Southern Cultural Forum南方文壇. 3 (2017): 33-41.
  • “Youth Discourse and the Bildungsroman: A Response to Two Book Reviews of Young China.”青春話語與成長小說:回應兩篇書評. Literature文學. 4.2 (Fall/winter 2016): 327-330.
  • “After 1989: Variations on Utopia in the New Wave of Chinese Science Fiction.” 1989年以後:中國科幻新浪潮的烏托邦變奏. Trans. Wang Zhen. Modern Chinese Literature 中國現代文學 (Taiwan). 30 (2016): 61-78.
  • “Representations of the ‘Invisible’: Problems of the Poetics in the New Wave of Chinese Science Fiction.” 再現“不可見”之物:中國科幻新浪潮的詩學問題. Trans. Lu Cheng. Twenty-First Century 二十一世紀 (Hong Kong). 157 (2016): 41-56.  Reprinted in Literature 5.1.
  • “Problems of the Posthuman.” 後人類問題. Academics 學問. 3 (2016): 124-27.
  • “Between Genres and the Unknown: Science Fiction and Other Forms.” 在類型與未知之間:科幻小說及其他形式. Shanghai Literature 上海文學. 12 (2015): 72-75.
  • “Variations on Utopia in Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction.” 中國當代科幻小說的烏托邦變奏. Trans. Bi Kun. Comparative Literature in China 中國比較文學. 100.3 (2015): 101-14.  Reprinted in The Sky Scripts: Research Essays of New Century Popular Novels in China 厚土在上:新世紀大眾小說研究論集. Eds. Zhong Yiwen and Chen Dawei. Taoyuan, Taiwan: Yuan Ze University Asian Pacific Humanities Publications, 2017. 161-186.
  • “Future Has Infinite Possibilities.” 未來有無限的可能. People’s Literature 人民文學. 7 (2015): 135-38.
  • “The Past and the Present of Science Fiction: French Connection.” 科幻小說的前世今生. Foreign Literature 外國文藝. 3 (2015): 5-9.
  • “Seeing the Nothingness in All Eyes: Han Song’s Science Fiction Novel Subway.” 於一切眼中看見無所有:讀韓松科幻小說〈地鐵〉.  From Mara to Nobel: Literature, Classics, and Modern Consciousness 從摩羅到諾貝爾: 文學, 經典, 現代意識. Eds. Ko Chia-chien and Cheng Yu-yu. Taipei: Rye Field Publications, 2014.
  • “The Flowering of Life: The Figure of Youth in Ba Jin’s Anarchist Novels.” 生命的開花:巴金無政府主義小說中的青春. Trans. Fan Jiaqi. Literature文學. 2.1 (Spring/summer 2014): 121-156.
  •  “Chinese Science Fiction: the New Wave.” 中國科幻的新浪潮.  Literature文學.1.1 (Spring/summer 2013): 3-16.
  • “State and Individuality in Chen Kaige’s The Big Parade.” 大閱兵中的國家與個人.Shanghai Culture 上海文化.  2012.3 (May): 46-60.
  • “Revolution, Republicanism, and Everyday Life.” 革命、共和與日常生活.  Book Town 書城. Vol. 69 (February 2012): 5-15.
  • “Revolutionary Discourse and Everyday World: Chen Jianhua’s Cong geming dao gonghe.” 革命話語與日常世界: 讀陳建華的〈從革命到共和〉.  Twentieth First Century 二十一世紀(Hong Kong). 2011.6: 131-138. 
  •  “Narratives of Discipline and Ecstasy: Wang Meng’s Long Live Youth.” 規訓與狂歡的敘事. Trans. Kang Ling. Soochow Academic東吳學術.  2011.3 (May): 135-143.
  • “The Socialist Bildungsroman: a Case Study of Yang Mo’s The Song of Youth.” 社會主義成長小說.Trans. Kang Ling. Soochow Academic東吳學術.  2011.2 (March): 125-136.
  • Tanxingzhe and mianbizhe: Liu Cixin’s Science Fiction.”  彈星者與面壁者: 劉慈欣的科幻世界. Shanghai Culture上海文化. 2011.3 (May): 17-30.  Reprinted in Liu Cixin. Santi II. Taipei: The Owl Press. 2011. 491-511. Reprinted in X Ways of Reading Santi 《三體》的X種讀法. Eds. Li Guangyi and Chen Xin. Beijing: Sanlian shudian, 2017. 17-45.
  • “Old Youth in Young China: Youth Discourse in Late Qing Literary Imagination.” 少年中國之老少年: 清末文學中的青春想像. China Scholarship中國學術 . 8.1 (Summer 2010): 207-231.
  •  “Reflections on Eileen Chang.” 浮世悲歡,此中有人:重讀張愛玲. History and Scholarship of Modern Chinese Fiction: Essays in Honor of Professor C.T. Hsia 中國現代文學的史與學: 向夏志清先生致敬. Ed. David Der-wei Wang. Taipei: Linking Publishing Company, 2010. 383-397.
  •  “Uncle’s Story and the Art of Fiction.” 〈叔叔的故事〉與小說的藝術  Critical Companion to Wang Anyi王安憶研究資料. Eds. Zhang Xinying and Jin Li. Tianjin: Tianjin People’s Publishing House, 2009. 521-543.
  •  “How the Steel Was Tempered: the Self-fashioning of the Sixth Generation Filmmakers.”  鋼鐵是這樣煉成的?——第六代導演的自我塑造,以〈長大成人〉為例.  Shanghai Culture上海文化. 2007.3 (May): 39-48.
  • “Youth Imagery in Modern China.” 現代中國的青春想像. Studies of Modern China 現代中國. Ed. Chen Pingyuan. Beijing: Beijing University Press. Vol. 8 (January 2007): 145-162.
  • “Postcolonial Theory: Who Is the Other?” 後殖民理論:誰是他者?The Journal of Comparative Literature in China 中國比較文學. 2002.4 (winter): 67-84.
  • (with Chen Sihe) “Reconstruction of the May Fourth Literary Tradition: 1978-82.” 五四精神的重新凝聚. Literary Criticism 文藝爭鳴. 2000.3 (March): 39-45.
  • “Ending Anxieties and Growing Up: Notes on Writers Born in the 1970s.” 終止焦慮與長大成人: 關於七十年代出生作家的筆記.  Shanghai Literature上海文學. 1999.9: 74-79. Reprinted in (1) Anthology of the Literary Criticism of the 1990s 90年代批評文選. Eds. Chen Sihe and Yang Yang. Shanghai: Chinese Encyclopedia Press, 2001. 306-319; (2) 60 Years of Chinese Literature 中國當代文學六十年.Eds. Chen Sihe and Jin Li. Shanghai: Shanghai University Press, 2009. Vol. 4: 258-266.
  • “Individualistic Position and Literary Writing.” 個人立場與文學創作. Shandong Literature 山東文學.  1999.4: 53-58.
  • “Understanding Zhu Wen.” 理解朱文. Shanghai Literature 上海文學. 1997.9: 66-71.