Dai Congrong

Dai Conrong is a Professor of Comparative Literature and World Literature at the Faculty of Chinese Language and Literature, Fudan University, Shanghai, China. She is now serving as the Chinese co-director at Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh. At Fudan she is Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Chinese Language and Literature where she also holds the post of Director at the Centre for Literary Translation and Studies. She is a board member of the Shanghai Writers Association and the Shanghai Comparative Literature Association. She has published four books in Chinese, mainly on English literature, and translated five books from English. She has published more than 70 papers in James Joyce Quarterly, Neohelicon and other famous Chinese journals.

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The Book of Shanghai

Showcasing ten contemporary Chinese authors writing about the futuristic metropolis of Shanghai. Part of Comma’s popular ‘Reading the City’ series. Published in partnership with the Confucius Institute.