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Dr. Jiwei Xiao

Associate Professor of Modern Language & Literature
o: Canisius Hall Rm 224
p: x3475



“China Unraveled: Violence, Sin and Art in Jia Zhangke’s Touch of Sin,” Film Quarterly, 68.4, 2015 (Summer): 24-35.

 "The Theatre of Cruelty: Jiwei Xiao on Mo Yan's Sandalwood Death," Los Angeles Review of Books, Dec. 21, 2013.

"A Traveler's Glance: Antonioni in China," New Left Review, Issue 79 (Jan/Feb), 2013: 103-120.

 “Nature, Woman, and Lyrical Ambiguity in Shen Congwen’s Writing,” Rocky Mountain Review, Vol. 68, No. 1, Spring 2013: 41-60.

 “The Quest for Memory: Documentary and Fiction in Jia Zhangke’s Films,” Senses of Cinema, Issue 59, 2011.

 “Something Rich and Strange: Lyricism, Violence and Woman in Shen Congwen’s Fiction”

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Vol. 35, Issue 1, March 2009: 159-179.

 “欲望之衣:张爱玲作品中的女性恋物、电影感与现代性”, 文艺研究, No. 4, 2009: 72-82.

  “中国电影是否需要巴赞?--论侯孝贤和贾樟柯电影里的写实主义与蒙太奇”, 电影文学, No. 6, 2009: 67-69/141.

 “Can She Say No to Zhang Ailing?--Detail, Idealism and Woman in Wang Anyi’s Fiction,”

Journal of Contemporary China, 2008, 17 (56), August, 513-528.

 Book Reviews

"Eileen Chang's Journey into Darkness: A Review of Naked Earth," MCLC Resource Center, February 2015.

Ward Four: A Novel of Wartime China. Fiction.  Trans. Haili Kong and Howard Goldblatt. San Francisco. China Books. 1999/2012. Reviewed for Chinese Literature Today, 2013,Vol. 3 Numbers 1-2.  

Adapted For the Screen: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Fiction and Film, by Hsiu-Chuang Deppman. University of Hawai’i Press, Honolulu, 2010. Reviewed for Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles and Reviews (CLEAR), Vol. 33 (Dec. 2011): 215-217.

Selected Stories of Shen Congwen, by Shen Congwen, trans. Jeffrey Kinkley, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2004. Reviewed for International Fiction Review 33, January 2006.


Dudley Andrew. “Encounter: Interview with Jia Zhangke,” Film Quarterly, Volume 62, number 4 (Summer 2009): 81-83.

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