Duke, Michael S.

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DUKE, Michael S.

DUKE, Michael S. American/Canadian, b. 1940. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Literary criticism and history, Translations. Career: George Washington University, Washington, DC, assistant professor of Chinese, 1974-76; University of Vermont, Burlington, assistant professor of Chinese, 1976-77; National Taiwan University, Taipei, assistant professor of European literature, 1979-80; University of Wisconsin-Madison, visiting assistant professor of Chinese, 1980-81; University of British Columbia, Vancouver, assistant professor, 1982-85, associate professor, 1985-90, professor of Asian studies, 1990-, head of department, 1991-96. Oberlin-in-Taiwan Program, resident director, 1978-80; resident director of Council on International Educational Exchange at Peking University, 1986-87; New York Times, cultural informant for Beijing Bureau, 1986-87; guest on radio and TV programs. Publications: Lu You, 1977; Blooming and Contending: Chinese Literature in the Post-Mao Era, 1985; The Iron House: A Memoir of the Chinese Democracy Movement and the Tiananmen Massacre, 1990; (trans.) Raise the Red Lantern: 3 Novellas by Su Tong, 1993. EDITOR, AUTHOR OF INTRODUCTION & CONTRIBUTOR: Contemporary Chinese Literature: An Anthology of Post-Mao Fiction and Poetry, 1985; Modern Chinese Women Writers: Critical Appraisals, 1989; Worlds of Modern Chinese Fiction: Short Stories and Novellas from the People's Republic, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, 1991. Address: Dept of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z2. Online address: [email protected]