Sabina Knight 桑稟華

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Sabina Knight is author of The Heart of Time: Moral Agency in Twentieth-Century Chinese Fiction (Harvard, 2006), and Chinese Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2012), as well as book chapters, translations, and refereed articles in Chinese studies journals, Textual Practice, Journal of the Medical Humanities, and Literature and Medicine. Working in Chinese, Russian, French, and English, she researches topics including breast cancer, depression, disability, aging, and the pursuit of well being.

A Research Associate at Harvard’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, she is also a contributing editor of Metamorphoses: A Journal of Literary Translation. Knight is also a 2011-13 Fellow in the Public Intellectuals Program of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

You can hear her discussing Mo Yan on NPR's On Point radio program.


Original Works

Non-fiction (2)


Short stories (1)