Grace S Fong

Department of East Asian Studies


McTavish 3434, Rm 306 [Map]
3434 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 0E3
514-398-1882 [Fax]


PhD University of British Columbia, Chinese Literature


Research and teaching interests

Classical Chinese poetry, literary theory and criticism, gender and women's writing, Ming and Qing period fiction, autobiography, travel writing

Representative publications

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Current projects

Herself an Author: Gender, Writing, and Agency in Late Imperial China. Book manuscript.

Shi Poetry of the Ming and Qing,” chapter in How to Read Chinese Poetry: A Guided Anthology , edited by Zong-qi Cai.

Biographical entries of women poets of the Qing dynasty for the Encyclopedia of Women in World History , Oxford University Press.

A literary biography of the Late Qing/Republican period woman poet Lü Bicheng (1883-1943).

Project Editor, Ming-Qing Women’s Writings: A Joint Digitization Project between McGill University and Harvard-Yenching Library, Harvard University, 2005-. (Related Links: Ming-Qing Women’s Writings)