Jin Yong (1924–2018): Legend in Chinese Martial Arts Fiction and Modern Chinese Literary History

Today we mourn the passing of Jin Yong (Louis Cha) who was well loved for his wuxia novels, among his many other accomplishments. What made Jin Yong such a legend? As Ann Huss and Jianmei noted in The Jin Yong Phenomenon, "Jin Yong writes in what has been referred to by readers and critics as… Continue reading Jin Yong (1924–2018): Legend in Chinese Martial Arts Fiction and Modern Chinese Literary History

Cambria Press Author Liu Jianmei – Speech at AAS 2018 Reception

Cambria Press author Professor Liu Jianmei, Professor of Chinese Literature at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, gave a speech about her book, Gao Xingjian and Transmedia Aesthetics, coedited with Mabel Lee, at the Cambria Press reception at the AAS 2018 conference in Washington, DC. Watch Professor Liu Jianmei’s speech and/or read the transcript below.… Continue reading Cambria Press Author Liu Jianmei – Speech at AAS 2018 Reception

MLA 2013: Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian, Liu Jianmei (HKUST), Mabel Lee (University of Sydney), and Toni Tan (Cambria Press)

Cambria Press booth (MLA 2013, Boston): Nobel Prize Winner in Literature Gao Xingjian, Professor Liu Jianmei (HKUST), and Mabel Lee (University of Sydney). Cambria Press booth (MLA 2013, Boston): Professor Liu Jianmei (HKUST) and Toni Tan (Cambria Press). Attendance at this year's convention was high. Many attendees flew in from other countries to attend sessions; of this group… Continue reading MLA 2013: Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian, Liu Jianmei (HKUST), Mabel Lee (University of Sydney), and Toni Tan (Cambria Press)