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1 ‘Including China’ in Postcolonial Literary Studies : An Interview with Bill Ashcroft Lily Zhang (interviewer), 2018 single work interview
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , December vol. 11 no. 1 2018;

'Bill Ashcroft is a renowned critic and theorist, a founding exponent of postcolonial theory and co-author of The Empire Writes Back (1989), the first text to examine systematically a field that is now referred to as ‘postcolonial studies’. He is author and co-author of 16 books and over 160 chapters and papers including Edward Said (2001), Postcolonial Studies: The Key Concepts (2002), Caliban’s Voice: The Transformation of English in Postcolonial Literatures (2008), Utopianism in Postcolonial Literatures (2016). He is on the editorial boards for various journals, such as Textual Practice, New Literatures Review, JASAL, Postcolonial Text, to name just a few. The interviewer met Professor Ashcroft at the 16th International Conference of Australian Studies in China (21-23 June 2018, Beijing) and they had a preliminary discussion on the issues concerned in this paper; they agreed to complete a formal dialogue via e-mail. In this interview, Bill Ashcroft clarifies his area of study in postcolonial literatures; he relates world literature with postcolonial literatures and analyses the problem in the interdisciplinary study of world literature; finally, he discusses why and how to include China in postcolonial literary studies.'  (Introduction)

1 Othering : Ouyang Yu’s Transnational Writing and Bilateral Reception Lily Zhang , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Studies in China: Research on Australia by Chinese Scholars 2014;
'‘The transnational turn’ in the study of Australian literature diverts our attention to cosmopolitan writers with multicultural backgrounds. In recent years, Chinese Australian bilingual writer Ouyang Yu gradually moves from the margin to the center-stage and starts to get attention from academics. “Transnationalism” is the most representative feature in his writing. Whether in China or in Australia, we can see an “othering” presentation in his works. With his bilingual poetry and English novels as a case study, this paper analyzes the features of Ouyang Yu’s transnational writing from three aspects: cultural identity, textual strategy and stylistic features. The paper also tries to analyze the reasons why his works have a troubled bilateral reception.' (Publication abstract)
1 Transnational Writings : An Interview with Australian Writer Nicholas Jose Lily Zhang (interviewer), 2014 single work interview
— Appears in: Australian Studies in China: Research on Australia by Chinese Scholars 2014;
'Author Nicholas Jose was born in 1952 in London, to Australian parents. From 1986 to 1990 he worked in Shanghai and Beijing, where he taught at Beijing Foreign Studies University and East China Normal University. Nicholas Jose was President of Sydney PEN from 2002 to 2005. He is now Professor of English and Creative Writing in the School of Humanities at the University of Adelaide. His books include the novels Original Face (2005), The Red Thread (2000), The Custodians (1997), The Rose Crossing (1994), Avenue of Eternal Peace (1989) Chinese whispers: Cultural Essays (1995) He is also general Editor of the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature and the Literature of Australia. In china, he is a cultural celebrity among academics and has made outstanding contributions to China-Australian cultural and literary exchanges. In this interview, Nicholas Jose shares with us some stories behind his novel. He also talks about transnational literature and Sino Australian literary interactions, which offers us a new perspective to the study of Australian literature.' (Publication abstract)
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