Zhenjun Zhang

Education

PhD
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

Zhenjun Zhang

Zhenjun Zhang received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-MadisonM.A. from Peking University, and B.A. from Zhengzhou University, China. His recent publications include Anthology of Tang and Song Tales: The Tang Song chuanqi ji of Lu Xun (Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co., 2020; Co-edited with Victor Mair), Hidden and Visible Realms: Early Medieval Chinese Tales of the Supernatural and the Fantastic (Columbia University Press, 2018), Song Dynasty Tales: a Guided Reader (World Scientific, 2017; co-authored with Jing Wang), and Buddhism and Tales of the Supernatural in Early Medieval China (Brill, 2014). He is also the author of Traditional Fiction and Chinese Culture (in Chinese, 1996) and editor of several series of Classical Chinese novels and Daoist Texts. Currently, he is working on Dreams in Early and Medieval Chinese Tales, New Stories Told while Trimming the Wick (trans.), and Miscellaneous Records of the Western Capital (trans.), etc. He has published in the Journal of Chinese Humanities, Journal of Chinese Religions, Chinese Literature: Essays Articles Reviews, Oriens Extremus, Early Medieval China, and Acta Orientalia, etc. He teaches Mandarin Chinese, “Chinese Literature and Film,” “Chinese Culture through Fiction and Film,” and “Buddhism and Daoism through Literature and Film.”

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