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Authored Books

Ouyang, Wen-chin (1997) Literary Criticism in Medieval Arabic-Islamic Culture: The Making of a Tradition. Edinburgh University Press.

Edited Book or Journal Volume

Hiddleston, Jane and Ouyang, Wen-chin, eds. (2021) Multilingual Literature as World Literature. London: Bloomsbury. (Bloomsbury Literature as World Literature)

Ouyang, Wen-chin, ed. (2014) The Arabian Nights: An Anthology. London: Random House. (Everyman's Library)

Book Chapters

Ouyang, Wen-Chin (2020) 'Multilingualism and Creativity in World Literature.' In: Kohl, Katrin, Dudrah, Rajinder, Gosler, Andrew, Graham, Suzanne, Maiden, Martin, Ouyang, Wen-chin and Reynolds, Matthew, (eds.), Creative Multilingualism: A Manifesto. OpenBookPublishers, pp. 109-130.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2020) 'The Arabian Nights in Chinese and English Translations: Differing Patterns of Cultural Encounter and World Literature.' In: Shi, Flair Donglai and Tan, Gareth Guanming, (eds.), World Literature in Motion: Institution, Recognition, Location. Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag, pp. 433-472. (Studies in World Literature)

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2020) 'War and the Worlding of Story.' In: Chism, Christine, (ed.), A companion to world literature, volume 2. 601 CE to 1450 CE. Hoboken, NJ, USA: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 921-927.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2018) 'Orientalism and World Literature: A Re-reading of Cosmopolitanism in Taha Husayn's Literary World.' In: Ball, Anna and Mattar, Karim, (eds.), The Edinburgh Companion to the Postcolonial Middle East. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 97-117. (Edinbrugh Companions to Literature and the Humanities)

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2017) 'Solomon's Ring.' In: Al-Shaar, Nuha, (ed.), The Qur'an and Adab: the Shaping of Literary Traditions in Classical Islam. Oxford: Oxford University Press [Institute of Ismaili Studies], pp. 433-471. (Qur'anic Studies Series; 16)

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2013) 'Silenced Cultural Encounters in Poetry of War.' In: Kennedy, Hugh, (ed.), Warfare and Poetry in the Middle East. London; New York: I. B. Tauris, pp. 167-192.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2011) 'Lost in Nostalgia: Modernity's Repressed Other.' In: Translation, Trauma, Tradition: The Classic and the Modern. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 191-210. (Classical Presences)

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2010) 'Dramas of Encounter: al-Shidyaq on Arab, English and French Women.' In: Chraibi, Aboubakr, (ed.), Tropes du Voyage: Encontres. Paris: l'Harmattan.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2007) 'Literature as Performance: The Theatre of al-Hatimi's Al-rasila al-mudiha.' In: Chraibi, A., (ed.), Classer les recits: Theories and pratiques. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 115-145.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2005) 'Genres, Ideologies, Genre Ideologies and Narrative Transformation.' In: Ouyang, Wen-Chin and van Gelder, Geert Jan, (eds.), New Perspectives on the Arabian Nights: Ideological Variations and Narrative Horizons. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 9-15.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2005) ''Introduction' to Part IV: Empire, Nation, Magic.' In: Hart, Stephen M. and Ouyang, Wen-Chin, (eds.), A Companion to Magical Realism. Woodbridge: Tamesis, pp. 225-227.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2005) 'Whose Story Is It?: Sindbad the Sailor in Literature and Film.' In: Ouyang, Wen-Chin and van Gelder, Geert Jan, (eds.), New Perspectives on the Arabian Nights: Ideological Variations and Narrative Horizons. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 1-15.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2004) 'Idéologie du genre et subjectivité auctoriale dans les Mille et une nuit de Pasolini.' In: Chraibi, Aboubkr, (ed.), Les Mille et Une Nuit en partage. Paris: Sindbad Actes Sud, pp. 81-94.

Journal Article

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2017) 'Foreword.' Middle Eastern Literatures, 20 (1). p. 1.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2015) 'Male Friendship and Brotherhood in Arabic and Chinese Cultures.' Alif, A Journal of Comparative Poetics, 36. pp. 145-172.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2014) 'The Qur'an and Identity in Contemporary Chinese Fiction.' Journal of Qur'anic Studies, 16 (3). pp. 63-84.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2014) 'Intertextuality and Transformation: Collective Memory in Arabic and Chinese Narratives of History (in Arabic).' Alif, A Journal of Comparative Poetics (34). pp. 109-135.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2009) 'An Ethical Underworld?: Legendary Con Artists in Arabic Vernacular Fiction.' Oriente Moderno, LXXXIX. pp. 407-424.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2004) 'Genre, Ideologies, Genre Ideologies and Narrative Transformation.' Middle Eastern Literatures, 7 (2). pp. 125-132.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2004) 'Whose Story Is It? Sindbad the Sailor in Literature and Film.' Middle Eastern Literatures, 7 (2). pp. 133-147.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2003) 'Metamorphoses of Scheherazade in Literature and Film.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 66 (3). pp. 402-418.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2000) 'Romancing the Epic: "Umar al-Nu" man as narrative of empowerment.' Arabic and Middle Eastern Literatures, 3 (1). pp. 5-18.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (1999) 'The Imagined Modern Nation in Al-farafir by Yusuf Idris.' Modern Language Quarterly, 60 (3). pp. 379-408.

Ouyang, Wen-chin (1998) 'A novel in the form of an ode: the power of Ghassan Kanafani's narrative in Ma tabaqqa lakum.' Arabic and Middle Eastern Literatures, 1 (2). pp. 223-231.

Book Reviews

Ouyang, Wen-chin (2019) 'Review of: Metapoesis in the Arabic tradition: from modernists to Muḥdathū. by Huda Fakhreddine, Leiden/Boston, Brill, 2015.' Middle Eastern Literatures, 22 (1). pp. 59-61.


Ouyang, Wen-chin, trans. (2008) ‘Incident on Trafalgar Square’ by Haifa Zangana. Al-‘Arabiyya, 40/41 . Georgetown: Georgetown University Press. pp. 135-144.


Ouyang, Wen-chin (2011) 'Interextuality, Ideology and Culture: Trajectories of Narratological Inquiries in Ancient Near and Middle Eastern Literatures.' In: Narratives of Egypt and the Ancient Near East: Literary and Linguistic Approaches. Leuven: Peeters. pp. 539-549.

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