Department of English

University of Toronto

Xie, Ming

Ming Xie Ming Xie
Associate Professor; Graduate Faculty; Undergraduate Instructor (UTSG)
Office Phone: 416-946-0271
Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Room 908
Email: ming.xie@utoronto.ca
Office Hours and/or Leave Status: Thursdays 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. (or by appointment)

Teaching and Research Interests
Modernist and twentieth-century poetry and poetics; comparative intercultural theory; hermeneutics and critical theory.

Degrees
B.A. (Nanjing), Ph.D. (Cambridge)

Publications

Books


(ed.) The Agon of Interpretations: Towards a Critical Intercultural Hermeneutics. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Conditions of Comparison: Reflections on Comparative Intercultural Inquiry. London and New York: Continuum, 2011.

Ezra Pound and the Appropriation of Chinese Poetry. New York and London: Garland, 1999.


Recent Articles & Book Chapters

“Towards a Critical Intercultural Hermeneutics” and “Afterword: Contesting the Real.” The Agon of Interpretations: Towards a Critical Intercultural Hermeneutics. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014. 3-19 and 302-307.

“What Does the Comparative Do for Theory?” PMLA 128.3 (2013): 675-682.

“Apersonal Singularity: Writing and Reading in the Work of Two ORIGINAL Poets.” Canadian Review of Comparative Literature 39.4 (2012): 372-393.

“Reactualising the Unfigurable: Difficulty and Resistance in Translating J. H. Prynne.” The Cambridge Quarterly 41.1 (2012): 180-196.

“Harmony in Difference: Tension and Complementarity.” Exploring Humanity: Intercultural Perspectives on Humanism. Eds. Mihai I. Spariosu and Jörn Rüsen. Göttingen: V & R Unipress, 2012. 181-196.

“Point of View and Epistemological Cosmopolitanism.” Creoles, Diasporas, Cosmopolitanisms. Ed. David Gallagher. Palo Alto, CA: Academica Press, 2012. 407-426.

“Contexts in Poetic Translation: Iterability, Event, Openness.” Perspectives: Studies in Translatology 19.3 (2011): 205-219.

“Otherwise than Otherness.” The IUP Journal of American Literature 4.2 (2011): 7-27.

“Transvaluing the Global: Translation, Modernity and Hegemonic Discourse.” In Translation, Globalisation and Localisation. Eds. Wang Ning and Sun Yifeng. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters, 2008. 15-30.

“Trying to Be on Both Sides of the Mirror at Once: I. A. Richards, Multiple Definition, and Comparative Method.” Comparative Literature Studies 44.3 (2007): 279-297.




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