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Timothy Wai Keung CHAN

Prof. Timothy Wai Keung CHAN

Programme Director of Master of Arts in Chinese Literature, Language and Culture and Professor, Department of Chinese Language and Literature

Phone number34117163
Email addresschant@hkbu.edu.hk
ORCID number0000-0002-3505-1364

 

Degree(s):

B.A. (Ji’nan University, Guangzhou, PRC), M.A. (Peking University),, PhD (University of Colorado, Boulder)

Research area(s):

Classical Chinese literature; Daoist literature; literary criticism; comparative literature

Teaching area(s):

Classical Chinese literature; literary criticism

Taught previously at:

The Ohio State University, The University of Sydney

Selected output(s):

1.    Considering the End: Mortality in Early Medieval Chinese Literary Representation. Pp. xii+240. Leiden: Brill, 2012.
2.    Engulfing and Embracing the Vast Earth: Li Bai’s Cosmology in His “Ballad on the Sun Rising and Setting.” Tang Studies 37 (2019): 1–30.
3.    “Li He shizhong de taiyang shenhua gaibian jiqi yiyi” 李賀詩中的太陽神話改編及其意義 (“Li He’s Innovation in Rewriting Traditional Myths of the Sun”). Wuhan daxue xuebao (zhexue shehuikexue ban) 武漢大學學報(哲學社會科學版) 72.2 (2019): 1–9.
4.    “Rusheng yuxian: Liu Chen Ruan Zhao chuanshuo zai Yuan Ming yujing zhong de shidai yiyi” 儒生遇仙——劉晨阮肇傳說在元明語境中的時代意義(“The Confucian Students Met the Fairies: the Saga of Liu Chen and Ruan Zhao in the Contexts of Yuan-Ming Dynasties”). Journal of Chinese Studies 中國文化研究所學報 67 (2018): 41–62.
5.    “Beyond Border and Boudoir: The Frontier in the Poetry of the Four Elites of Early Tang.” Paul W. Kroll, ed. Reading Medieval Chinese Poetry: Studies in Text, Context, and Culture. Leiden: Brill, 2014, pp. 130–168.

Current project(s):

1.    Tentative title: Wang Bo jibuzhu huijiao 王勃集補注會校 (A collated, annotated edition of Wang Bo’s collected works). The project is Beijing Zhonghua shuju’s publication plan.
2.    Tentative title: “The Time-Travel of Liu Chen and Ruan Zhao: The Wonderland Romance and Its Variations in Medieval Chinese Literature.” Funded by GRF and FRG.
3.    Tentative title: “Tangdai de wuma, xiandao yu shifu” 唐代的舞馬、仙道與詩賦:柯睿自選集 (The Dancing Horses, Transcendence, and Poetry of the Tang: Selected Essays of Paul W. Kroll). Edited volume. Nanjing University Press, forthcoming.

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