Phone

(609) 258-8365

Office

206 Jones Hall

Email

ashields@princeton.edu

Anna M. Shields

Professor of East Asian Studies

Phone

(609) 258-8365

Office

206 Jones Hall

Email

ashields@princeton.edu

Anna Shields specializes in classical Chinese literature of the Tang, Five Dynasties, and Northern Song eras. Her particular interests include literary history and the emergence of new literary genres and styles in late medieval China; the sociology of literature; and the role of emotions in classical literature.

She is producing a book that traces the shaping of the Tang dynasty literary legacy during the Five Dynasties and Northern Song.

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