Richard Strassberg

Professor, Asian Languages and Cultures
Department: Asian Languages & Cultures
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Address2: 264B Royce Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1540
Campus Mail Code: 154003
Phone: 310-794-8935

Keywords: China, Asia, Politics, Literature, Chinese Studies, Buddhist Studies


Ph.D., Princeton University, 1975 (East Asian Studies/Chinese Literature)


Chinese literature.


The World of K'ung Shang-ren: A Man of Letters in Early Ch'ing China (New York: Columbia University Press, 1983)

Enlightening Remarks on Painting by Shih-t'ao (Pasadena: Pacific Asia Museum, 1989)

Inscribed Landscapes: Travel Writing from Imperial China (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994)

A Chinese Bestiary: Strange Creatures from the Guideways Through Mountains and Seas (University of California Press, 2003).

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