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Ding Xiang Warner

Associate Professor
Pre-Modern China

336 Rockefeller Hall
(607) 254-6562
dxw2@cornell.edu



Ding Xiang Warner (Ph.D., University of Washington, 1996)

Research:
Chinese literature and literary thought from Han dynasty through the early Song, early and medieval Chinese intellectual history, and the study of textual production and text culture in pre-modern China.

Teaching:
Classical Chinese
Readings in Classical Chinese Literature
Ideas and Literature of Medieval China
Representations of Womanhood in Traditional China (Writing Seminar)
China's Literary Heritage
Chinese Narrative Literature

Selected Publications:

  • A Wild Deer amid Soaring Phoenixes: The Opposition Poetics of Wang Ji (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2003)

  • "Wang Tong and the Compilation of the Zhongshuo (Discourses on the Mean): A New Evaluation of the Source Materials and Points of Controversy." Journal of the American Oriental Society 120 (2001): 370-90.

  • "Mr. Five Dippers of Drunkenville: The Representation of Enlightenment in Wang Ji's Drinking Poems." Journal of the American Oriental Society 118 (1998): 347-55.

  • "The Two Voices of Wangchuan ji: Poetic Exchange between Wang Wei and Pei Di." Early Medieval China 10-11, pt. 2 (2005): 57-72.

  • "Rethinking the Authorship and Dating of 'Gujing ji' (The Story of an Ancient Mirror)." T'ang Studies 20-21 (2002-03): 1-38.

  • " 'A Splendid Patrimony': Wang Bo and the Development of a New Poetic Decorum in Early Tang China." T'oung Pao 98 (2012): 113-44.
  • Courses:

  • Asian 1101 "Representations of Womanhood in Traditional China" (FWS)
  • Asian 2271 "China's Literary Heritage"
  • Asian 3325 "Tales of Crime and Justice from Pre-modern China"
  • ChLit 3307 "Readings in Classical Chinese Literature"
  • ChLit 4418 "Medieval Chinese Narrative Literature"
  • ChLit 4420 "Tang Poetry: Themes and Contexts"
  • Related Links:

  • East Asia Program
  • Updated 08/26/2013