Michelle Yeh

A picture of Professor Yeh, smiling at the viewer

Position Title
Distinguished Professor of Chinese, Affiliated Faculty of Comparative Literature

East Asian Languages and Cultures
Comparative Literature

312A Sproul

Education and Degree(s)

  • Ph.D., Comparative Literature, University of Southern California

Research Interest(s)

  • Traditional and modern Chinese poetry
  • Comparative poetics
  • International modernism
  • Translation

Course(s) Taught

  • CHN 106. Traditional Chinese Poetry (in Translation)
  • CHN 131. Traditional Chinese Poetry (in Chinese)
  • CHN 132. Modern Chinese Poetry (in Chinese)
  • CHN 109. Modern Literature of Taiwan
  • CHN 110. Great Writers: Texts and Contexts
  • CHN 120. Advanced Chinese

Selected Publications

  • Modern Chinese Poetry: Theory and Practice since 1917
  • Anthology of Modern Chinese Poetry (edited and translated)
  • No Trace of the Gardener: Poems of Yang Mu (co-translated)
  • Frontier Taiwan: An Anthology of Modern Chinese Poetry (co-edited and co-translated)
  • Essays on Modern Chinese Poetry
  • Poetic Life
  • Sailing to Formosa: A Poetic Companion to Taiwan (co-edited)
  • Poetics of Aromatics