Wen Xing

Robert 1932 and Barbara Black Professor in Asian Studies

Department(s): 
Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures
Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Education: 
B.A. Nanjing College of Food Economy
M.A. Nanjing Normal University
Ph.D. Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Selected Publications

The Preclassics Era: Excavated Manuscripts and the Origins of the Study of Chinese Classics (National Taiwan University Press, forthcoming 2014).

Dao, Neo-Confucian Principle, and Chan Buddhism in Chinese Calligraphy and Painting (Academy Press, forthcoming 2013).

Before the “First Classic” (Editor; M.E. Sharpe, 2013).

Chinese Arts as a Cosmology, 12 chapters, Ethnic Arts Quarterly 2011.1-4, 2012.1-4, and 2013.1-4.

Poetry Has No Hidden Intentions: Unearthing the Buried Confucian Poetic Tradition (Editor; M.E. Sharpe, 2008).

Written on Bamboo and Silk: Thought and Schools in Early China (Lantai Press, 2005).

“Towards a Transparent Transcription,” Asiatische Studien , 59:1 (2005) 31-60.

Research on the Silk Manuscript Book of Changes (Peoples’ Press, 1997).

Works in progress

Textual, intellectual and methodological issues of recently discovered early bamboo and silk manuscripts