Birrell, Anne (Margaret)

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BIRRELL, Anne (Margaret)

BIRRELL, Anne (Margaret). British. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history, Women's studies and issues, Anthropology/Ethnology, Mythology/Folklore, Area studies, Classics, Theology/Religion. Career: Writer. Affiliated with faculty of Oriental studies at Cambridge University, Cambridge, England. Member: Royal Society of Literature. Publications: Chinese Love Poetry: New Songs From a Jade Terrace: A Medieval Anthology, 1982, rev ed 1995; Popular Songs and Ballads of Han China, 1988, rev. ed, 1993; Chinese Mythology: An Introduction, 1993. Address: University of Cambridge, Clare Hall, Herschel Rd., Cambridge CB3 9AL, England.