Assistant Professor of Chinese Literature, Language and Culture
Ph.D., New York University
Field of Specialty
Modern Chinese literature and culture in comparative frameworks; critical theory and translation studies; aesthetic modernity in the 19th and 20th centuries; intellectual history of China; comparative poetics.
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities 118
Wang, Pu. "From ‘Geschaeftiger Geist’ to ‘Zeitgeist’ Poetics and Thematics in Guo Moruo’s Translation of Goethe’s Faust." Translation and Modernization of East Asia in the 19th and early 20th Centuries. Ed. Lawrence Wang-chi Wong. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, 2015 (forthcoming)
Wang, Pu, Sangeeta Ray and Henry Schwarz. "Lu Xun (Zhou Shuren)." The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies. 2014. (forthcoming)
Wang, Pu. "Revolution and Rhine Wine: January 16, 1928, Guo Moruo writes a political poem in his diary." A New History of Modern Chinese Literature. Ed. David Der-Wei Wang et al. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014 (forthcoming)
Wang, Pu. "Law, Morality, and the Nation-State in the Case of Zhou Zuoren: Revisiting the Rhetoric of “Culpability”." Frontiers of Literary Studies in China 6. 4 (2013). (forthcoming)
Wang, Pu. "抒情与翻译之间的“呼语”——重读早期郭沫若 (Apostrophe between the lyric and translation: re-reading the early Guo Moruo)." 新诗评论 (New Poetry Review) 2013. 2 (2013). (forthcoming)
Wang, Pu. "Law, Morality, and the Nation-State in the Trial of Zhou Zuoren: Revisiting the Case of Zhou’s Collaboration with Japan during the Second Sino-Japanese War." The Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), San Diego. March 22, 2013.
Wang, Pu. "The Promethean Translator and Cannibalistic Pains: Lu Xun’s ‘Hard Translation’ as a Political Allegory." Translation Studies 6. 3 (2013): 324-338.
Fredric Jameson; trans. by Pu Wang. "全球化时代的“现代性”政治 (The politics of modernity in the age of globalization)." 文汇报 (Wenhui Bao) Dec 17, 2012: 访谈 (Interviews) 06.
Wang, Pu. "Book Review." Rev. of Configurations of the Real in Chinese Literary and Aesthetic Modernity, by Peter Button. Frontiers of Literary Studies in China vol. 6 of 1 2012: 138-42.
Wang, Pu. "Guo Moruo and the Problem of ‘Revolutionary Romanticism." The Annual Meeting of American Comparative Literature Association, Providence, RI. April 1, 2012.
Wang, Pu. "Ren, Geren and Renmin: The Prehistory of the New Man and Guo Moruo’s Conception of the People." Frontiers of Literary Studies in China 6. 1 (2012): 78-94.
Wang, Pu. "从“奥伏赫变”到“莱茵的葡萄”：“顿挫”中的革命与修辞 (From Aufheben to Rheinwein: revolution and rhetoric in a caesura)." 现代中文学刊 (Journal of Modern Chinese Studies) 2012. 5 (2012): 25-36.
Wang, Pu. "灰色地带的意义 (The Significance of the "grey zone")." Rev. of 灰色上海，1937－1945：中国文人的隐退、反抗与合作, by Poshek Fu. 新京报 (The Beijing News) vol. 2012 September 22, 2012: Book Review Supplement.
Wang, Pu. "Enlightenment as a ‘Romantic Science?’ Cultural Politics and Guo Moruo’s Rewritings of Ancient Chinese History." Rethinking Enlightenment in Global and Historical Contexts. 2011 ed. vol. UTCP Booklet 21/ICCT Series 1 Ed. Nakajima Takahiro et al. Tokyo: University of Tokyo Philosophy Center, 2011. 45-68.
Wang, Pu. "Poetics, Politics, and Ursprung/Yuan: On Lu Xun’s Conception of Mara Poetry." Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 23. 2 (2011): 34-63.
|CHIN||100a||Introduction to Chinese Literature: Desire and Form|
|CHIN||120b||Readings in Contemporary Chinese Literature: Advanced Chinese Language II|
|CHIN||130b||China on Film: The Changes of Chinese Culture|
|CHIN||136b||Chinese Modernism in International Context|
|COMH||201b||Comparative Humanities Graduate Seminar|
|SYS||1c||How Do We Know What We Know?|