Emeriti Faculty

Stephen Owen

Stephen Owen

James Bryant Conant University Professor
Emeritus

Research Fields: Professor Owen's primary areas of research interest are premodern Chinese literature, lyric poetry, and comparative poetics. Much of his previous work has focused on the middle period of Chinese Literature (200-1200); however, he is currently engaged in writing a collection of essays on Chinese literature of the early period. He has a concurrent interest in Chinese drama of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.... Read more about Stephen Owen

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Ruth Wisse

Ruth Wisse

Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Literature and Comparative Literature
Emerita

Research Fields: Ruth Wisse undertook the study of literature because it seemed to offer more information and experience than any other branch of knowledge. She moved from English into Yiddish and Comparative Literature for similar reasons.... Read more about Ruth Wisse