YANG Yanni


YANG Yanni


Education Background:
BA (Peking University)

MPhil (The Graduate School, The Chinese Academy of Social Science)

Ph.D (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Office Address

Rm 216, Zhixin Building

Teaching Area

GEC2112 Designed Desire: Daily Life in Early Modern China


Chinese literature and literary culture in Ming and Qing Dynasties.


1. Articles in Referred/Core Journals

“On the Making of Tangshi leiyuan (《唐诗类苑》成书考),” Wenshi 文史 (Beijing, CSSCI), 4 (Nov. 2020): 211-234.

“Epidemic, Sickness and Personal Matters in 1589 (疫、病与万历十七年的私人恩怨),” Book Town 书城 (Shanghai), 2020.6: 72-79.

“Tu Long (1543-1605) in 1584 (万历十二年的屠隆),” Dushu 读书 (Beijing, CSSCI), 2019.12:154-159.

“A Report from the International Conference on ‘New Cultural History and Chinese Literary Studies: Reflections and Prospect’,” Newsletter of the Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy 中研院文哲研究所通讯 (Taipei, ACI), 29.3 (Sept. 2019): 149-162.

“Where is the Borders in the Purple Flute (《紫箫记》中边关何处)?” Dushu 读书 (Beijing, CSSCI), 2019.9: 32-39.

“Blind Literatus Tang Ruxun (1565-after 1623) and His Humble Gesture of Listening and Questioning (审听哀问的姿态——明代文士唐汝询),” Book Town 书城 (Shanghai), 2011.9: 59-64.

“A Study of Sang Yue’s Life and Poetic Thought”, Dong Hwa Journal of Humanities 东华中文学报 (Taiwan), 14 (Jan. 2009): 75-114.

“On Shen Zhou’s (1427-1509) Masterpiece Lushan gao (叠垒层积的画意——以沈周《庐山高》为例),” Book Town 书城 (Shanghai), 2008.5: 18-24.

2. Book reviews

YANG Yanni, review of Shanhai guren: mingqing Zhejiang de haijiang lishi yu haidao shehui by XIE Shi, Dushu 读书 (Beijing, CSSCI), 2021.6:135-139.

YANG Yanni, review of Not Set in Stone: A Study of the Editions of the Great Learning in the Ming Dynasty by LIU Yong, Journal of History and Anthropology 历史人类学学刊 (Guangzhou & Hong Kong, THCI, ACI), 17.2 (Oct. 2019): 116-119.

YANG Yanni, “The Learning of Ji Category and Statecraft” (集部之学与经世致用——窦警凡《历朝文学史》评介), Book Town 书城 (Shanghai), 2013.5: 27-35.

YANG Yanni, “Revisit the Farewell Place,” (又到绿杨曾折处——赵秀亭、冯统一《饮水词笺校》评介), Book Town 书城 (Shanghai), 2006.11: 58-63.

3. Invited Essays

“A River Moving: To the Memory of Prof. TSIEN Tsuen-hsuin (一条动人的河:纪念钱存训教授),” Daily Sunshine 晶报 (Shenzhen), 3 May 2015, A8-9.

“He Deserves Much Bigger Name: To the Memory of Prof. Patrick HANAN (我们应该把韩南的名字放得更大)”, Daily Sunshine 晶报 (Shenzhen), 6 July 2014, A10-11.

4. Conference Presentations




5. Translation

Chen Shih-hsiang, “On Chinese Lyrical Tradition: Opening Address to Panel on Comparative. Literature, AAS Meeting, 1971”, trans. Kwok-kou Chan, Yanni Yang, Journal of Modern Chinese Studies 现代中文学刊 (Shanghai, CSSCI), 2 (Apr. 2014): 53-57.

Carine Defoort, “Mohist and Yangist Blood in Confucian Flesh: The Middle Position of the Guodian Text Tang Yu zhi dao 唐虞之道,” Journal of Chinese Literature and History 中华文史论丛 (Shanghai, CSSCI), 84 (Apr. 2006): 315-347.