Research Guide to Chinese Studies: Chinese and Comparative Literature

This guide provides an introduction to resources on Studies in Chinese and Comparative Literature. In addition to these resources, users can search materials on Chinese and Comparative Literature studies from UI Library online catalog, InfoHawk+.

Research Guide - Chinese Collection - The University of Iowa Libraries
A bibliography of studies and translations of modern Chinese literature, 1918-1942 [Bibliography]
Cambridge, Mass.: East Asian Research Center, Harvard University, 1975
Z3108.L5 G5 1975 Availability at InfoHawk+
A bibliography of studies and translations of modern Chinese literature
Chinese drama : an annotated bibliography of commentary, criticism, and plays in English translation [Bibliography]
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1991
Z3108.L5 L67 1991 Availability at InfoHawk+
This is an annotated bibliography of commentary, criticism, and plays in English translation
The Indiana companion to traditional Chinese literature [Companion]
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986
Z3108.L5 I53 1986 Availability at InfoHawk+
A companion to traditional Chinese literature, including bibliographical references and indexes
Academic Search Elite [Database UI Access Only]
Ebsco Connect
Covers articles and journals on comparative literature, but not comprehensive.
Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) [Database UI Access Only]
The Association for Asian Studies Connect
This on-line version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) contains over 545,000 records on all subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.
MLA International Bibliography [Database UI Access Only]
Modern Language Association Connect
Subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics published from 1963 to the present. It covers Chinese language, literature, and comparative literature. It is perhaps the most comprehensive database on the subject.
Project Muse [Database UI Access Only]
Project Muse Connect
With full text for well over 200 journal titles from university publishers, Project MUSE covers, among others, the fields of language, literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, and cultural studies.
Siku Quanshu (Wenyuange Edition) 文淵閣四庫全書 [Database UI Access Only]
Digital Heritage Publishing Limited Connect
Access (via IP) to Electronic version of the Wenyuange edition of Siku Quanshu is available on most of the computers in the UI Main Library. UI Faculty who want to gain access (via IP) to it in their campus offices need to download and install a client program on their office computers from (download and installation instructions are provided on the website). The Siku Quanshu features a collection of 3,460 Chinese classical works in 36,000 volumes or 4,700,000 pages, which includes works on philosophy, history, literature and art, political systems, social studies, economics, astronomy and geography, mathematics, medical studies, technology, etc.
Shen Bao digital archive, 1872-1949 申报全文数据库 [Database UI Access Only]
Shanghai Library Connect
Established in 1872, Shen Bao (historically transliterated as Shun Pao or Shen-pao) was the most influential and longest lasting commercial newspaper of before the establishment of the People’s Republic. Published in Shanghai until 1949, Shen Bao was founded by Englishman Ernest Major, but, uniquely, as a newspaper for Chinese readers, written by Chinese reporters. During its existence, Shen Bao gradually shifted from a conservative to a more liberal perspective, and played a pivotal role in the formation of public opinion in the imperial period and into the tumultuous beginnings of modern China.
Chinese Periodical Full-Text Database (1911-1949) 中国近代期刊全文数据库 [Database UI Access Only]
Shanghai Library Connect
Chinese Periodical Full-text Database (1911~1949) covers around 10,000,000 pieces of writing in over 20,000 different kinds of periodicals published between 1911 and 1949. As an important part of the historical archive, this database has significant academic and historical value.
China Academic Journals (CAJ): Literature, History, and Philosophy 中国学术期刊数据库 [Database UI Access Only]
China National Knowledge Infrastructure via East View Connect
This database is part of the electronic project of the CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure). It covers journal articles published in China in almost all the subject areas of the Humanities and Arts. It includes back files dated back to 1994.
China: Culture and Society [Database UI Access Only]
Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia at Cornell University Library Connect
Spanning three centuries (c1750-1929), this resource makes available extremely rare pamphlets from Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia at Cornell University Library. The resource is full-text searchable, allowing for the collection to be comprehensively explored and studied. In addition, China: Culture and Society features a host of secondary resources, including scholarly essays, an interactive chronology, and mini guides.
Comparative Literature Studies [E-Journal UI Access Only]
Pennsylvania State University Press
0010-4132 Connect
This journal includes essays of eminent critics, scholars, theorists, and literary historians. It covers traditions and literary relations between East Asia and the West.
Comparative literature studies [E-Journal UI Access Only]
University of Illinois Press
0010-4132 Connect
This online journal covers comparative literature studies, including essays in comparative studies of Chinese litertaure.
A Selective guide to Chinese literature, 1900-1949 [Guide]
Leiden; New York: E.J. Brill, 1988-1990
PL2302 .S45 1988 Availability at InfoHawk+
Includes bibliographies and indexes on modern Chinese literature.
Guide to Chinese poetry and drama [Guide]
Boston, Mass.: G.K. Hall, 1984
Z3108.L5 B34 1984 Availability at InfoHawk+
This is a bibliography guide to Chinese poetry and drama
CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture [Internet]
Purdue University Connect
This online journal covers comparative literature and culture.
Modern Chinese Literature Center [Internet]
Maintained by Kirk A. Denton at the Ohio State University Connect
This online list covers bibliographies that comprise published (both print and electronic) materials related to modern Chinese literature. They include (1) translations (mostly in English) organized by author and by thematic collections; (2) general studies (organized by period, theme, and genre); (3) studies of particular authors; (4) important reference works; (5) MCLC biographies of modern Chinese authors; (6) Lu Xun studies; and (7) links to works of Chinese literature in Chinese
Chinese Literature [Internet]
Edited by Hanno Lecher, Institute of Chinese Studies, University of Heidelberg Connect
A list of internet resources on Chinese literature
Comparative Literature [Journal]
University of Oregon
0010-4124 Availability at InfoHawk+
An official journal of the American Comparative Literature Association, it covers Chinese and Comparative Literature studies.
Canadian review of comparative literature [Journal]
Canadian Comparative Literature Association
0319-051X Availability at InfoHawk+
Published by the Canadian Comparative Literature Association, it also covers Chinese and Comparative Literature studies.
Comparative Drama [Journal]
Kalamazoo, Mich., Comparative drama
0010-4078 Availability at InfoHawk+
This journal also covers comparative studies of Chinese drama
Key sources in comparative and world literature [Monograph]
New York: F. Ungar Pub. Co., 1982
Z6511 .T47 Availability at InfoHawk+
An annotated guide to reference materials.
Yearbook of comparative and general literature [Yearbook]
Indiana University
PN851 .Y4 Availability at InfoHawk+
Published in collaboration with the Comparative Literature Committee of the National Council of Teachers of English and the Comparative Literature Section of the Modern Language Association, this yearbook includes comparative studies of Chinese literature.