Literature

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  • Professor Huang Mei­E, Director, Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, National Taiwan University  “Taiwan literature” refers to all literature produced on the island of Taiwan; works not written here may be alsobe included if they are related to Taiwan. Taiwanese literature includes: the oral tradition (folktales by passed downby word of mouth) and classical and modern literatu...(Read more)

  • Professor Huang Mei­E, Director, Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, National Taiwan UniversityThe Taiwan Literature Toolkit has been designed to introduce local and international readers to outstandingworks of Taiwanese literature. For simplicity’s sake, works from Taiwan’s long literary history have been groupedinto sixteen categories: Taiwan Literature under Japanese Coloni...(Read more)

Themes
Taiwan Literature under Japanese Colonial Rule
Taiwan Literature under Japanese Colonial Rule

Curated by Huang Mei-E, Professor and Director, Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, Nation...

Women’s Writing
Women’s Writing

Curated by Lee Kuei-yun, Associate Professor, Institute of Taiwan Literature, National Tsing H...

Aboriginal Literature
Aboriginal Literature

Curated by Sun Tachuan (also known as Paelabang danapan), Associate Professor, Graduate Instit...

LGBT Literature
LGBT Literature

Curated by Ta-wei Chi, Assistant Professor, Graduate Institute of Taiwanese Literature, Nationa...

Class in Literature
Class in Literature

Curated by Ying Fenghuang, Professor, Graduate School of Taiwanese Culture, National Taipei Un...

Religious Literature
Religious Literature

Curated by Chen Huiling, Associate Professor and Department Chairperson, Department of Chinese ...

Nativist Literature
Nativist Literature

Curated by Yu Shengkuan, Professor, Department of Taiwanese Literature, National Cheng Kung Uni...

Diaspora Literature
Diaspora Literature

Curated by Tsai Yahsun, Professor, Department of Applied Language and Culture, National Taiwan ...

Writings from Military Dependents’ Villages
Writings from Military Dependents’ Villages

Curated by Yang Chia-Hsien, Assistant Professor, Department of Chinese Literature, National Ts...

Modernist Literature
Modernist Literature

Curated by Liao Shufang, Associate Professor, Department of Taiwanese Literature, National Che...

Food in Literature
Food in Literature

Curated by Jiao Tong, Associate Professor, Department of Chinese Literature, National Central ...

Young Adult
Young Adult

Curated by Dai Huaxuan, Assistant Professor, Department of Taiwanese Literature, Aletheia Unive...

Landscape in Literature
Landscape in Literature

Curated by Su Shuobin, Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature, National T...

Vernacular Poetry: Holo and Hakka
Vernacular Poetry: Holo and Hakka

Li Khin-huann, Professor, Department of Taiwan Culture, Languages, and Literature, National Ta...

Science Fiction and Mystery
Science Fiction and Mystery

Chen Kuowei, Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature and Transnational Cu...

Histories and Historical Fiction
Histories and Historical Fiction

Chen Chianchoung, Professor and Institute Director, Institute of Taiwan Literature, National T...

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