Yu, Anthony C.

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YU, Anthony C.

YU, Anthony C. American (born Hong Kong), b. 1938. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: University of Illinois-Chicago, instructor, 1967-68; University of Chicago, assistant professor, 1968-74, associate professor, 1974-78, professor of religion and literature, Far Eastern languages and civilizations, and English and comparative literature, 1978-88, Carl Darling Buck distinguished service professor of the humanities, Divinity School, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilization, Comparative Literature, English, and Social Thought 1988-. Indiana University, associate visiting professor, 1975; Whitney J. Oates short-term visiting fellow, Princeton University, 1986; University of Alberta, distinguished visiting professor, 1992; University of Hong Kong, visiting professor, 1997. Publications: Rereading the Stone: Desire and the Making of Fiction in "Dream of the Red Chamber," 1997. EDITOR: (and author of intro) Parnassus Revisited: Modern Critical Essays on the Epic Tradition, 1973; (and trans) Ch'eng-en Wu, The Journey to the West, 4 vols, 1977-83; (with M. Gerhart) Morphologies of Faith: Essays in Religion and Culture in Honor of Nathan A. Scott, Jr., 1990. Contributor to magazines, books, journals and newspapers. Address: University of Chicago, 1025 E. 58th St., Chicago, IL 60637, U.S.A.