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Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers: An Anthology

Contemporary Taiwanese Women Writers: An Anthology

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With this first English-language anthology of contemporary Taiwanese women writers in decades, readers are finally provided with a window to the widest possible range of voices, styles, and textures of contemporary Taiwanese women writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604979558
Publisher: Cambria Press
Publication date: 02/15/2018
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 226
Sales rank: 934,216
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Stalling is Professor of English and Curator of the Chinese Literature Translation Archive at the University of Oklahoma, where he is also Deputy Executive Director and a founding Editor of Chinese Literature Today journal and book series. Stalling is the author, translator, or editor of six books, including Poetics of Emptiness (Fordham), Yíng?lìsh?: Sinophonic English Poetry and Poetics (Counterpath), and Winter Sun: Poems, by Shi Zhi (Oklahoma). Dr. Stalling's TEDx talks on Chinese-English interlanguage art and technology are available on YouTube; and his latest installation, "Poetics of Invention," can be found at

Lin Tai-man, born in Taiwan, holds an MA in Social Transformation Studies and a PhD in Chinese literature from Shih Hsin University. Former Editor in Chief of the Literary Supplement of the Zhongyang ribao (Central Daily News) and Editor of the Renjian fubao (Merit Times), she is now a full-time Assistant Professor of Chinese literature at Tamkang University in Taipei. Winner of many literary awards, including the Sun Yat-sen Literary Award, Dr. Lin has authored many volumes of essays, including Shiguang migong (The Labyrinth of Time) and Ni daobie le ma? (Have You Bid Farewell?).

Yanwing Leung holds a PhD in English and American literature from Texas A&M University and is currently Associate Professor of English at National Taiwan University, where he previously served as the Chair of Foreign Languages and Literatures and Director of the International Chinese Language Program. He is a poet and a translator who has taught writing and translation both at NTU and at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, R.O.C. He practices traditional Chinese poetry in his spare time and is the author of Lubai xin quan (Poems Inspired by the Rubaiyat) and Lubai shiyi (The Forgotten Rubaiyat: A Verse Interpretation in Chinese). Dr. Leung is currently Editor in Chief of The Taipei Chinese PEN Quarterly.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Pi-twan Huang

Introduction: From Taiwan: Some of the Richest Sinophone Literature by Jonathan Stalling

Chapter 1: Wedding Date by Ping Lu

Chapter 2: The Story of Hsiao-Pi by Chu T’ien-wen

Chapter 3: The Party Girl by Lin Tai-man

Chapter 4: Taipei Train Station by Tsai Su-fen

Chapter 5: The Travels and Lover of a Junior High Girl by Chung Wenyin

Chapter 6: Baby, My Dear by Marula Liu

Chapter 7: No Time to Grow Up by Su Wei-chen

Chapter 8: A Place of One’s Own by Yuan Chiung-chiung

Chapter 9: Seed of the Rape Plant by Liao Hui-ying

Chapter 10: The Devil in a Chastity Belt by Li Ang

Chapter 11: The Fish by Chen Jo-hsi

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