Department of Chinese Language and Literature
Name:Ye Shuxian
Title:University Professor

Name: Ye Shuxian

Date of Birth:  20th September, 1954  

 Place of Birth: Beijing

Sex:    Male

2000-2003: PhD in Comparative Literature, Sichuan University

1983-1984: Graduate Diploma in World Literature, Beijing Normal University

1978-1982: B.A. in Chinese Literature at Shaanxi Normal University


1. Myth-Archetype Criticism, Shaanxi Normal University Press, 1987 and republished in 2010

2. Structural Mythology, Shaanxi Normal University Press, 1987and republished in 2010

3. Exploration of the Irrational World, Sichuan People’s Publishing House, 1988

4. Symbols: Languages and Arts, Shanghai: People’s Publishing House (co-author), 1988; Taiwan Jiuda Culture Company, 1990

5. The World of Gods &Ghosts and Human Mind (co-author), Huang He Literature and Arts Press, 1990

6. The Hero and the Sun: An Archetypal Reconstruction of the Ancient Chinese Epic [Ying xiong yu tai yang: Zhongguo shang gu shi shi de yuan xing chong gou], 257p. Shanghai: Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Press, 1991. [ISBN: 7-8051-5634-4]

7. Philosophy of Chinese Mythology [Zhongguo shen hua zhe xue], (2nd ed.), 363p. Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, 1997 [ISBN: 7500408315]

8. Female Archetypes in Japanese Literature (co-author) Shaanxi People’s Education Press, 1992

9. A Cultural Hermeneutics of the Classic of Poetry, Hubei People’s Press, 1994

10. [co-author with Xiao Bing]. A Cultural Interpretation of the Writings of Lao Tzu: A Study of Sex and Mythology [Laozi de wen hua jie du : xing yu shen hua xue zhi yan jiu]. 1222p. Wuhan: Hubei Peoples Press, 1993. [ISBN: 7216013603]

11. The Goddess of Gaotang and Venus: The Theme of Love and Beauty in Chinese and Western Culture [Gaotang shen nü yu Weinasi : Zhong xi wen hua zhong de ai yu mei zhu ti], 556p. Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, 1997. [ISBN: 750042051X].  

12. [co-author with Tian, Daxian. Mystical Numbers of Ancient China [Zhongguo gu dai shen mi shu zi], 289p. Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, 1998. [ISBN: 7-80050-950-8]

13. A Cultural Interpretation of the Writings of Chuang Tzu [Zhuangzi de wen hua jie xi], 663p. Wuhan: Hubei Peoples Press, 1997, [ISBN: 7216021088]

14. Exploration of Literary Anthropology, Guangxi Normal University Press, 1997

15. Castration Anxiety [Yan ge yu kuang juan], 272p. Shanghai: Shanghai Literature and Art Press, 1999. [ISBN: 7532118142]

16Footprints on Two Different Journeys [Liangzhong lüxing de zuji], 219p. Shanghai: Shanghai Literature and Art Press, 2000. [ISBN: 7532119211]

17Twelve Animals in the Chinese Zodiac from Anthropological Perspective [Hai ri ren jun], 239p. Beijing: Social Sciences Academic Press, 1998. [ISBN: 7801490207]

18Culture and Text (chief editor), Central Compilation& Translation Press, 1998

19Literature and Therapy (chief editor), Social Sciences Academic Press, 1999

20Gender Poetics (chief editor), Social Sciences Academic Press, 1999

21Good to Eat—Riddles of Food and Culture, Shandong Pictorial Publishing House, 2001

22Yale Notes, Lu Jiang Publishing House, 2002

23Archetype and Intercultural Hermeneutics [Yuan xing yu kua wen hua chan shi], 359p. Guangzhou: Jinan University Press, 2002. [ISBN: 7810791435]

24A Goddess with Thousand Faces [Qian mian nü shen], 250p. Shanghai: Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Press, 2004. [ISBN: 780681488]

25. Passion, Shanghai Culture Publishing House, 2003

26.LA PASSION》,Desclee de Brouwer ,2003

27Literature and Anthropology: Literary Studies in the Global Age of Knowledge [Wen xue yu ren lei xue: zhi shi quan qiu hua shi dai de wen xue yan jiu], 276p. Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, 2003. [ISBN: 7801900006]

28Biblical Parables, Guangxi Normal University Press, 2003

29. The Key Words of Anthropology (co-author) ,Shaanxi Normal University, 2004

30[co-author with Xiao Bing & Zheng Zaishu (Korean)] The Cultural Explanation of the Classics of Mountains and Seas: Geography in Imagination and Cultural Clashes between East and West [Shan hai Jing de wen hua xun zong: xiang xiang di li xue yu dong xi fang wen hua de pengdchuang] in 2 vols, 2254 p. Wuhan: Hubei Peoples Press, 2004. [ISBN: 7216039262]

31The Classic of Way and Mythology [Laozi yu shenhua], 294p. Xi’an: Shaanxi Peoples Press, 2005. [ISBN: 7224072311]

32The Bear Totem: the Origins of the Chinese Ancestral Myth, Shanghai Literature and Art Press, 2007

33Image of Mythology, Peking University Press, 2007

34Thesis Collection of the International Conference on Chinese Mythology (chief compiler), Da Xiang Press, 2008

35The Living Goddess (chief translator), Guangxi Normal University Press, 2008

36He Xi Corridor: Mythology in Western China and the Origin of Hua Xia, Yunnan Education Press, 2008

37The Crisis of Modernity and Cultural Root-seeking, Shandong Education Press, 2009

38. A Textbook of Literary Anthropology, China Social Sciences Press2010

39. The Golden Bough VS The Jade LeafA Chinese Perspective of Comparative MythologyFudan University Press,2012

40. Culture and Symbolic Economychief editor),Guangdong People’s Publishing House, 2012

41. Confucian Myths (chief editor), Nanfang Daily Press, 2011

1. An Introduction of Genealogic Study on Primitive Though, Philosophical Researches, 1988.2

2. Archetype in the Universal View of Chinese Mythology, Tribune of Folk Literature, 1988.2

3. Treatment of Archetype of Clouds and Rain in Chinese and Western Literature, Comparative Literature in China, 1992.1

4. Filial Piety and Shoes--the Theme of Oedipus in Chinese Literature, Comparative Literature in China, 1993.1

5. Decoding and Reconstruction: the Trend of Archetypal Criticism, Shanghai Wen Lun, 1992.1

6. The Archetype of Beauty in Chinese Literature, Wen Yi Zheng Ming, 1992.5

7. An Anthropological Interpretation of Laozi’s Philosophy, Journal of Shaanxi Normal University, 1993.2

8. Fancy after Misery: A Mythological Interpretation of Liao Chai Chih, The Journal of Humanities, 1993.4

9. Shi Keyi Xing—An Anthropological Hermeneutics of Confucius PoeticsChinese Culture1993  

10. Shiyan Si Bian—The Origin of Chinese Castration CultureLiterature and Art Studies1994.2

11. The Modern Change of the Methodology of SinologyJournal of LiteratureHistory and Philosophy1994.3

12. The Method of Three Way in Anthropology and the Development of Textual Criticism, Book Town, 1994.1

13. Archetype and Chinese Characters, Journal of Peking University, 1995.2

14. A Critical Review on Western Literary Anthropology, Literature and Art Studies, 1995

15. Filial Piety and Psychoanalysis of Chinese Culture, Literature and Art Studies, 1996. 1

16. Zhuangzi and Myths, Thesis Collection of the Conference on Chinese Myths and Legends, Center for the Study of Sinology in Tibet, 1996

17. Cultural Dialogue and the Possibility of a Literary Anthropology, Journal of Peking University, 1996, 3

18. Prospects of the Literary Studies in Post Literature Era, The New Orient, 1995.2

19. A Metaphorical Explanation of Wind, Thunder, Rain, Dew, The New Orient, 1997.1

20. Comparative Literature: Native Discourse to World Discourse, Social Science Front, 1997.1

21. Falling Leaves to the Root, Frontiers, 1997.1

22. Literary Anthropology: between Text and Field, Literature and Art Studies, 1997.1

23. The Culture of Chinese Zodiac and Its Origin, Root Exploration, 1998.1

24. Shan Hai King and Mythology of “Queer-image by Cross-cultural Misreading”, Journal of Hainan University, 1998.2

25. The Power of the Concept of Culture in Breaking Disciplinary Barriers, Cultural Studies and Literary Theory, 1998.2

26. Laozi’s Philosophy and the Archetype of the Great Goddess, Tribune of Folk Literature, 1997.1.3

27. A Mythological Exploration of Mother Earth in Ancient China, Ethnic Art Quarterly, 1997.3

28. The Trend of the Studies of Literary Anthropology, Journal of Guangxi University for Nationalities, 1998.4

29. Theoretical Construction of Myths and Folk Literature, Journal of Hainan University, 1998.2

30. The Heroic Epics of Chin’s Ethnic Minorities and Their Cultural Types, A Multidimensional Study of Orientalism, 1998.2

31. The Archetype of Sumerian Mythology, Tribune on Folk Literature, 1998.4

32. The Effectiveness of Cross-cultural Hermeneutics, Culture and Txt, Central Compilation &Translation Press, 1998

33. An Interpretation of Sphinx’s Riddle, Zhong Guo Ya Su Wen Xue Yan Jiu, 1999

34. The Location Mode and the Origin of Its names in Shan Hai King, Zhong Guo Wen Zi Yan Jiu, 1999

35. A Cultural Analysis of Image of Wildness in Shan Hai Ching, Journal of Peking University, No.4 (2000)

36. Classical Literature and Its Studies in the Age of Knowledge Globalization, Social Science Front, No.5 (2001)

37. Anthropology and Literature, Literary Review, No.4 (2002)

38. Witchcraft Thinking and Resurrection of Literature: A Cultural Hermeneutics of Harry Porter Phenomenon, Literature &Art Studies, No.3 (2002)

39. Turning to the Orient: Western Thought in the 20th Century, Theory and Criticism of Literature and Art, No.2 (2003)

40. Academic Significance and Ideological Significance of Cultural Root-seeking, Theory and Criticism of Literature and Art, No.3 (2006)

41. Disputes about the View of Development from Anthropological Perspectives, Journal of Guangxi University for Nationalities, No.4 (2004)

42. A Review of China’s Mythology in the Last Century, Academic Exchange, No.1 (2005)

43. The Dialects of Confucius and the Oral Tradition, The First Forum on China Studies, 2004.8; Journal of Lanzhou University, No.2 (2006)

44. Anti-Modernity and the Reenchantment of Art, Literature &Art Studies, No.3 (2005)

45. Neo-Enlightenment: Cultural Root-seeking and Ideological Turn in the 20th Century, Tianjin Social Sciences, No.4 (2005)

46. Symbolic Economy and Intangible Cultural Heritage, Forum on Folk Culture, No.5 (2005)

47. Imagination of Anthropology and Neo-Mythicism, Frontiers of Literary Theory, Peking University Press, No.2 (2005)

48. Who cracked the Da Vinci Code? Du Shu, No.1 (2005)

49. Value Acceleration of Literature in the Era of Symbolic Economy, Jiangxi Social Sciences, No.12 (2005)

50.“Pig Dragon” and “Bear Dragon“Literature and Arts StudiesNo.4 (2006)

51.The Fourth Way EvidencesThe Visual Persuasiveness of Comparative Iconology, Literary Review, No.5 (2006)

52. A New Interpretation of “To Learn and at Due Times to Repeat What One Has Learnt”, Wen Yi Zheng MingNo.2 (2006)

53. Rethinking Neo-Mythicism, Comparative Literature in China, No.4 (2007)

54. Spring and Autumn Annals and China Image, Chinese Book Review Monthly, No.8 (2007)

55. An Explanation of the Riddle of Yu the Great’s Bear Flag, Ethnic Arts Quarterly, No.1 (2008)

56. Catastrophes and Salvations in Literature, Culture Journal, No.7 (2008)

57. Bronze Plaques Unearthed in Eelitou Site and the Study of Mythology in Xia Dynasty, Ethnic Arts Quarterly, No.4 (2008)

58. Ethnography of Literary Therapy, Journal of Baise University, No.5 (2008)

59. Chinese History of Myths, Journal of Baise University, No.1 (2009)

60. On Holy Words—Chinese Literature and Myth History, Journal of Baise University, No.3 (2009)

61. An Exploration of the Origin of Chinese Civilization from Mythological Perspective, Jiangxi Social Sciences, No.6 (2009)

62. An Exploration of the Origin of Chinese Civilization from Mythological Perspective, Literature and Art Studies, No.7 (2009)

63. An Iconological Exploration on the Origin of Sunbird Myths, Ethnic Arts Quarterly, No.3 (2009)

64. Embracing the Transformation of Paradigm in Mythology, Ethnic Arts Quarterly, No.3 (2009)

65. The Narrative of Jade and the History of Myths in Xia Dynasty, Chinese Social Sciences Today, 2009/7/1

66. The Composition of Chinese Culture and Ethnic Minorities Literature, Studies of Ethnic Literature, No.2 (2009)

67. A Methodological Criticism of Evidences Law in Chinese Academic Tradition and its Prospect, Evidence Science, No.4 (2009)