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Comparative Literature in China, a quarterly created in 1984 and the only journal of comparative literature in mainland China, is co-published by Chinese Comparative Literature Association and Shanghai International Studies University. Its potential readership is literature majors of universities, researchers in institutes of social sciences, and other literature readers.

Comparative Literature in China concerns itself with the cross-cultural studies of literary theories, movements, schools, writers and works; the comparative literature studies with Chinese characteristics; studies of literary relationship between China and other countries, translation studies, cross-disciplinary studies, comparative literature teaching studies; latest development of comparative literature studies and publication both in China and other countries. Comparative Literature in China is a key jouranl of humanities and social sciences in China, and a journal indexed by Chinese Academic Journal Comprehensive Evaluation Database and Chinese Humanities and Social Sciences Citation Database.

Chief Editor: Xie Tianzhen
Address: Shanghai International Studies University,550 Dalian Road (W), Shanghai, 200083
Tel.: 021-35372625
ISSN1006-6101 CN31-1694/I
Price: 18 yuans per issue
Domestic Code: 4-560
International Code: Q5148
E-mail: shccl203@yahoo.com.cn

Editorial Board

Yue Daiyue, President of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, executive member of Foreign Literature Association in China, was the chair of Institute of Comparative Literature and Comparative Culture in Beijing University (1984-1998), chair of Chinese Department of Shenzhen University (1984-1989), vice president of International Comparative Literature Association (1990-1997), and his academic interest is mainly in literary relationship between China and other countries, Chinese and overseas poetics.
Rao Pengzi, was chair of Chinese Department of Jinan University, vice president of Jinan University, vice president of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, vice president of Chinese Literary and Art Theory Association. His academic interest is mainly in literature and art, comparative literature, and overseas Chinese literature, the last of which, particularly, wins him a high reputation in the field of overseas Chinese literature.


Xie Tianzhen, an internationally famous scholar of comparative literature and translation theory, the founder of Medio-translatology of Chinese comparative literature, the most important initiator of Chinese translation studies, the most energetic advocator and critic of the discipline of translation studies, is the dean of Institute of Translation Studies in Shanghai International Studies University, chief editor of Comparative Literature in China, editorial member of Chinese Translation, vice president of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, director of theoretical group of Shanghai Translators Association, member of Translation Theory and Teaching Committee of Chinese Translation Association, member of Translation Committee of International Comparative Literature.


Song Binghui, professor of Institute of Literary Studies, Shanghai International Studies University, associate editor of Comparative Literature in China, executive member of Chinese Comparative Literature Association and director of its Youth Committee, vice president and secretary-general of Shanghai Comparative Literature Association, focuses on comparative literature, literary relationship between China and other countries, Contemporary Chinese Literature.
Zha Mingjian, chair of English Department, director of Institute of Comparative Literature, academic leading person of comparative literature and world literature, in Shanghai International Studies University, associate editor of Comparative Literature in China, editorial member of Foreign Literature and Arts, is academically interested in translation studies.

Ding Ersu, professor of English Department of Lingnan University, Hong Kong, executive member of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, mainly focuses on semiotics.
Wei Maoping, chair of German Department, Shanghai International Studies University, executive member of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, is engaged in modern German literature and Sino-German literary relationship.
Wang Ming, member of Literary Theory Committee of International Comparative Literature Association, executive member and secretary-general of International Literary Theory Association, executive member of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, has academic interest in contemporary Western literary theory, English and American literature, comparative literature, translation studies and media studies, overseas Chinese literature studies, cultural studies, globalization studies.
Ye Shuxian, professor of Institute of Literary Studies, Chinese Social Science Academy, vice president of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, president of Chinese Mythology Association, president of Chinese Literature and Anthropology Association, vide president of Chinese Folk Arts Association, is mainly interested in literature and anthropology.
Liu Xiangyu, professor and doctoral supervisor of College of Arts and College of Foreign Language and Literature, Beijing Normal University, vice president of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, executive member of Chinese Foreign Literature Association, focuses on theory of comparative literature.
Xun Jingyao, professor of College of Humanities, Shanghai Normal University, vide president of Chinese Comparative Literature Association and director of its Academic Committee, is academically interested in comparative literature, literary criticism, relationship between Western religions and ancient Chinese literature, comparative studies of oral literature.
Yan Shaodang, professor of Chinese Language and Literature Department, director of Institute of Comparative Literature and Comparative Culture, Beijing University, vice president of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, is engaged in Chinese culture-based studies of cultural and literary relationship in East Asia.
Yang Huilin, president of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, professor and vice president of Renmin University of China and chair of its Institute of Arts, dean of Institute of Christian Culture Studies, is academically interested in Western literary criticism and science of religion.
Chen Jianhua, professor of East China Normal University, vice president of Shanghai Comparative Literature Association, executive member of Association of Foreign Literature Teaching and Researching in China’s Colleges, executive member of Shanghai Translation Association, executive member of Russian Literature Association in China, is engaged in comparative literature, Russian literature, and literary relationship between China and other countries.
Chen Sihe, vice dean of College of Arts, Fudan University, Chair of Chinese Department of College of Arts, Fudan University, vice president of Shanghai Writers Association, member of Chinese Writers Association, vice president of Modern Chinese Literature Association, vice president of Contemporary Chinese Literature Association, vice president of Chinese Literature and Art Association, is engaged in Chinese literature in 20th century, literary relationship between China and other countries, contemporary literary criticism
Yu Longyu, professor of Shenzhen University, executive member of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, vice president of China Association of the History of Literature Relationship between China and Other Countries, vice president of Indian Literature Association in China, executive member of Eastern Asian Studies Association in China, is engaged in Indian literature and culture, Sino-Indian comparative literature and comparative poetics.
Meng Hua, professor and vice dean of Institute of Comparative Literature and Comparative Culture, Beijing University, winner of Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes académiques in France, executive member of International Comparative Literature Association, vice president of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, director of French Studies Institute, Beijing University, is mainly engaged in Sino-French literary relationship.
Zhou Leshi, director of the Editorial Board of Comparative Literature in China, is mainly engaged in woman writer studies.
Cao Shunqing, professor and chair of College of Literature and Journalism, Sichuan University, vice president of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, president of Sichuan Comparative Literature Association, is mainly engaged in comparative poetics.
Jiang Shuzhuo, professor of Chinese Department, Jinan University, communist party secretary and vice president of Jinan University, vice president of Chinese Association of Theory of Literature and Art, vice president of Ancient Chinese Literary Criticism Association, vice president of Chinese Association of Theory of Literature and Art in China and Other Countries, executive member of Chinese Comparative Literature Association, is mainly engaged in ancient Chinese literary criticism, relationship between religion and arts, and relationship between literature and culture.