Wu, Yenna

About the author: Dr. Wu received her PhD from Harvard University. She is Associate Professor at the University of California, Riverside. She has published many articles, translations, and book reviews, including The Chinese Virago: A Literary Theme (Harvard University Council on East Asian Studies, 1995), and The Lioness Roars: Shrew Stories from Late Imperial China (Cornell University East Asia Series, 1995). She currently serves as President of the Western Conference of the Association for Asian Studies.

Ameliorative Satire and the Seventeenth-Century Chinese Novel Xingshi Yinyuan Zhuan - Marriage as Retribution, Awakening the World
1999 0-7734-7956-2
This book is the first study of ameliorative satire as a mode, and the first full-length critical study in English on Xi Zhou Sheng's 100-chapter Xingshi Yinyuan Zhuan, (Marriage as Retribution, Awakening the World, 1661), perhaps the most important novel from seventeenth-century China.

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