Hsu Hui-Lin

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2017 to May 2018

University Affiliation (Current)

University Affiliation

Hui-Lin Hsu received his B.A. and M.A. from National Tsing-Hua University, and Ph.D. from Columbia University in 2010 with an emphasis on Ming-Qing literature, and joined the Department of Chinese Literature at National Taiwan University in 2011. His research interests include Ming-Qing vernacular fiction, literary exchange in East Asia, as well as visual and print culture in late imperial China. He is now working on a book manuscript on the late Qing novel The Travels of Lao Can, which explores how the novel embodies the most significant cultural, political, and intellectual changes in late nineteenth and early twentieth century China. His other publications are concerned with vernacular short stories, chuanqi, and literary adaptations during the Ming-Qing transition.

Recent Publications

HSU, HUI-LIN. “Poetics, Historiography and Moral Cultivation: On Wang Fuzhi’s Dragonboat Gathering”詩學、史論與工夫:讀王夫之《龍舟會》雜劇, Tsing Hua Journal of Chinese Literature清華中文學報第28期 (2022.12): 247-285.HSU, HUI-LIN. “Tears, River, and Technology: Traumatic Writing in The Travels of Lao Can”淚水、河水與技術:《老殘遊記》中的創傷書寫. Tsing Hua Journal of Chinese Studies清華學報55.4 (2020.12): 697-732.HSU, HUI-LIN. “Imagined Imperial Tribute: Descriptions of Foreign Lands in the ‘Barbarians’ Sections of Late-Ming Dynasty Daily-use Encyclopedias” Lingua Franca 6 (2020). Originally published as HSU, HUI-LIN. “Imaging the Tributaries: The Exotic Discourse in the Late-Ming Daily Encyclopedias.”朝貢的想像:晚明日用類書諸夷門的域論述 Newsletter of the Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy中國文哲研究通訊 20.2 (2010.6): 169-192.HSU, HUI-LIN. “Uncorrupted Officials, Collaborator, and the Yellow River: The Art of Governance in The Travels of Lao Can”清官、漢奸與黃河:《老殘遊記》中的治理想像 Journal of Chinese Studies中國文化研究所學報71 (2020.7): 151-172.HSU, HUI-LIN. “Objects, Senses, and the Fallen State: On The Method of Making Non-Smoke Incense by the Ming Loyalist Dong Yue”物、感官與故國:論明遺民董說的《非煙香法》, Journal of Archeology and Anthropology (Special Issue: Dance with Anthropology)考古人類學刊「與人類學共舞」專號 88 (2018.6): 83-108.

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