Vibeke Børdahl, Ph. D., Dr. Phil., senior researcher at NIAS, specialises in Chinese oral literature and dialectology. Her recent research is concerned with the interplay of oral and written traditions in Chinese popular literature and performance culture.
Her book-length studies and edited volumes include Along the Broad Road of Realism. Qin Zhaoyang’s World of Fiction, The Oral Tradition of Yangzhou Storytelling, The Eternal Storyteller, Oral Literature in Modern China, Chinese Storytellers- Life and Art in the Yangzhou Tradition, Four Masters of Chinese Storytelling- Full Length Repertoires of Yangzhou Storytelling on Video, The Interplay of the Oral and Written in Chinese Popular Literature.
Books by this author
Wu Song Fights the Tiger
The Interaction of Oral and Written Traditions in the Chinese Novel, Drama and Storytelling
The Interplay of the Oral and the Written in Chinese Popular Literature