Bert Scruggs

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Associate Professor, East Asian Studies
School of Humanities
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Email: bms@uci.edu
University of California, Irvine
Department of East Asian Studies
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Chinese prose fiction, literary regionalism, local and indigenous culture
Publications
(2023). “Homegrown Stories: Gan Yao-ming’s Fiction.” Taiwan Literature in the 21st Century, C. Wu and M. Fan (Eds.). Singapore: Springer, 41-55.

(2020) “The Crises of Representation in Taiwan in Ruins and Ground Zero” Taiwan Wenxue yanjiu jikan. No. 24, 83-112.

(2019). “It All Starts in Hualien: Pangcah Woman; Rose, Rose, I Love You; and The Man with the Compound Eyes.” Positioning Taiwan in a Global Context: Being and Becoming, B. Chang and P. Lin (Eds.). London: Routledge, 45-60.

(2015). Translingual Narration: Colonial and Postcolonial Taiwanese Fiction and Film. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press.

(2014). “Landscapes and Sublime Memories: Revisiting Liang Xiaosheng's ‘A Land of Wonder and Mystery.’” Frontiers of Literary Studies in China, 8.4, 513-531.

(2013). “The Postcolonial Appearance of Colonial Taiwan: Film and Memory.” Frontiers of Literary Studies in China, 7.2, 194-213.

(2012). “Cultivating Taiwanese: Yen Lan-chuan and Juang Yi-tseng's Let It Be (Wumile).” Documenting Taiwan on Film: Issues and Methods in New Documentaries, S. Lin and T. Sang. (Eds.). London: Routledge, 150-185.

(2006). “Narratives of Discomfort and Ideology: Yang Kui’s Short Fiction and Postcolonial Taiwan Orthodox Boundaries.” Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique, 14.2, 427-447.

(2004). “Identity and Free Will in Colonial Taiwan Fiction: Wu Zhuoliu’s ‘The Doctor’s Mother’ and Wang Changxiong’s ‘Torrent.’” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, 16.2, 160-183.
Last updated
02/16/2024