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Volume 9  •  Issue 1 •  April 2022

Critical Theory and PreModern Chinese Literature

STEPHEN RODDY and ZONG-QI CAI, Special Issue Editors

Introduction

STEPHEN J. RODDY

Reflecting on the Past

The Elusiveness of Commonality: Late Twentieth-Century Sinology and the Search for a Shared Lyric Language

PAULA VARSANO

Secret Laid Bare: Close Reading of Chinese Poetry

XINDA LIAN

Decentering Sinas: Poststructuralism and Sinology

LUCAS KLEIN

Feminist Theories and Women Writers of Late Imperial China: Impact and Critique

GRACE S. FONG

Looking to the Future

Cultural Memory and the Epic in Early Chinese Literature: The Case of Qu Yuan 屈原 and the Lisao 離騷

MARTIN KERN

Mouvance in Medieval Chinese Textual Culture: Lunyu 論語 in a Dunhuang Florilegium

CHRISTOPHER M. B. NUGENT

Theories of Spatiality and the Study of Medieval China

MANLING LUO

Whither Theatricality? Toward Traditional Chinese Drama and Theater (Xiqu 戲曲) as World Theater

PATRICIA SIEBER

Inward Turns, Then and Now

ALEX DES FORGES

Contributors