Carlos Rojas

Carlos Rojas is Associate Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies at Duke University. He is the author of The Naked Gaze: Reflections on Chinese Modernity (Harvard University Asia Center, 2008), and The Great Wall: A Cultural History (Harvard University Press, 2010). He the co-editor, with David Der-wei Wang, of Writing Taiwan: A New Literary History (Duke University Press, 2007), and, with Eileen Cheng-yin Chow, of both Rethinking Chinese Popular Culture: Cannibalizations of the Canon (Routledge: 2009) and The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas (Oxford University Press, 2013). He is also the co-translator, again with Eileen Chow, of Yu Hua’s two-volume novel, Brothers (Pantheon, 2009), and is the translator of Yan Lianke’s novel Lenin's Kisses (Grove/Atlantic Press, 2012).


Book Publications

Hard Like Water cover

Hard Like Water

Yan Lianke

June 15, 2021

The Day the Sun Died cover

The Day the Sun Died

Yan Lianke

July 26, 2018

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The Lantern Bearer

Jia Pingwa

May 01, 2017

The Explosion Chronicles cover

The Explosion Chronicles

Yan Lianke

October 04, 2016

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Four Books

Yan Lianke

February 24, 2015

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Lenin's Kisses

Yan Lianke

October 02, 2012

Original Works

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Short story (2)

Novella (1)

Novel (8)

Excerpt (1)

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