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Prof. YANG Bin Bin 楊彬彬教授

Chinese Language and Literature Programme

Associate Professor

BA (Lanzhou), MA (Peking), PhD (Wash)



Rm 807, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

Chinese Women's Literature, Ming-Qing Literature, Women and Gender Studies

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2018, “Women’s Writings and the Social Metamorphosis of the Huizhou Mercantile Lineages: Wang Ying (1781-1842)’s Family History” 婦女著述與徽商家族蛻變: 汪嫈(1781-1842)著述中家族史的呈現, Studies of the Qing History《清史論叢》(Dec. 2018):173-200.


2018, “A New Landscape of Women’s Literary Production and Social Bonding in Yangzhou: Networks of He Peizhu’s (1819-?) Family” 揚州閨秀著述與交遊研究新視野——以何佩珠一門交遊圈為例, Journal of Chinese Women’s Studies《婦女研究論叢》149 (Sept. 2018): 97-108.


2017, “A Pictorial Autobiography by Zeng Jifen (1852-1942) and the Use of the “Exemplary” in China’s Modern Transformation,” Nan Nü: Men, Women and Gender in China 19.2 (Dec 2017): 263-315.


2016, “Drawings of a Life of ‘Unparalleled Glory’: Ideal Manhood and the Rise of Pictorial Autobiographies in China,” in Kam Louie, ed., Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men (Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong Press, 2016), pp. 113-134.


2014, “Guardians of Family Health in Qing China: From the Exemplary Wife to the Reformer,” Modern China Online First (July, 2014): 1-33.


2013, “Family ‘Drama’ and Self-Empowerment Strategies in Genealogy Writings of Yuan Jingrong (1786-ca.1852),” Frontiers of Literary Studies in China 7.1 (March, 2013): 37-64.


2012, “Disruptive Voices: Three Cases of Outspoken ‘Exemplary Women’ in Nineteenth-Century China,” Nan Nü: Men, Women, and Gender in China 14.2 (Sept. 2012): 222-261.


2012, “A Disease of Passion: The ‘Self-Iconizing’ Project of an Eighteenth-Century Chinese Woman Poet, Jin Yi (1769-1794),” Journal of Women’s History 24.3 (Sept. 2012): 62-90.


2010, “The ‘Self’s’ Dilemma: Illness and Autobiographical Desire in the Poetry Collection of a Qing-Dynasty Woman Poet” 自我的困境——一部清代閨秀詩集中的疾病呈現與自傳欲望, Bulletin of the Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica《中央研究院中國文哲研究集刊》37 (Dec 2010): 95-130.


2008, “’Illness as Metaphor’ and the ‘Cainü’ Identity during the Late Qing – Seen through the Case of Zeng Yi (1852-1927)” 由曾懿 (1852-1927) 的個案看晚清“疾病的隱喻”與才女身份,Research on Women in Modern Chinese History《近代中國婦女史研究》16 (Dec 2008): 1-28.


2008, “Valorization as Rhetoric: Women’s Moral Authority in ‘Debates over Women’ during the Qing Period清代女性道德權威與論辯策略, Annals of the Institute of Literature, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences 《中國社會科學院文學研究所學刊》2 (Dec 2008): 323-350.