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Professor Glen Dudbridge

Formerly Shaw Professor of Chinese, University of Oxford

Literature and religious culture of China, ranging between the eighth and seventeenth centuries AD, with particular attention to narrative traditions and to vernacular culture

Glen Dudbridge served as Professor of Chinese at Cambridge from 1985 to 1989, then at Oxford until 2005, becoming Shaw Professor in 1993. He trained in Chinese at Cambridge (PhD 1967), and at New Asia Research Institute, Hong Kong (1963). He has taught Chinese literature at Yale University, UC Berkeley, Beijing Normal University, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
He is an Honorary Academy Member of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (1996). He served as President of the European Association for Chinese Studies from 1998 to 2002.

Past appointments
University Lecturer in Modern Chinese University of Oxford (1965 - 1985)
Professor of Chinese University of Cambridge (1985 - 1989)
Shaw Professor of Chinese University of Oxford (1989 - )
formerly Shaw Professor of Chinese, University of Oxford University of Oxford (1994 - 2004)

Principal publications
The tale of Li Wa: study and critical edition of a Chinese story from the ninth century. London, 1983
The legend of Miao-shan. London, 1978; Chinese edition: Taibei, 1999; rev. edn.: Oxford, 1978
Religious experience and lay society in T'ang China: a reading of Tai Fu's 'Kuang-i chi'., 1995
The Hsi-yu chi: a study of antecedents to the sixteenth-century Chinese novel, 1970
Books, tales and vernacular culture: papers on China by Glen Dudbridge, Leiden, 2005
A portrait of Five Dynasties China, from the memoirs of Wang Renyu (880-956), 2015


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