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EAA Interview, Feature Article

EAA Interview with Yu Hua, author of To Live (Huo Zhe)

Yu Hua, author of the novel To Live (Huo Zhe), was a participant in the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program during the fall of 2003. Realizing that many readers would appreciate knowing more about Yu Hua and his recently translated novel, Chronicle of a Blood Merchant (Random House, August 2003, trans. Michael Berry), Helen Finken, Iowa Partner Site Coordinator for the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia at the University of Iowa’s Center for Asian and Pacific Studies,...

Curriculum Materials Review, Resources

The Eyes of the Empress Women in China’s Tang Dynasty

By Lyn Reese WOMEN IN THE WORLD CURRICULUM RESOURCE PROJECT 1030 SPRUCE STREET BERKELEY, CA, 94707 510-524-0304 1996. 58 PAGES, PAPERBACK Reviewed by Helen Finken The Eyes of the Empress guides secondary students in examining the diverse roles of women during China’s Tang Dynasty (618–906 C.E.). A wide variety of resources are provided which highlight women’s significant contributions to the cultural and political life of the period. An analysis of the role of Confucian ideology in ...