Cao, Shunqing     |    China
Basic information
Basic information

School of Literature and Journalism, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610064
School of Chinese Language and Literature, Beijing Normal University, 100875
Phone: +8628-85412710 Fax: 0+8628-85412310
E-mail: shunqingcao@;

Chronology of Education

Ph.D. 1987, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

Chronology of Employment

Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
Professor and advisor of PhD. Candidates, School of Chinese Language and Literature, 2007-present
Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
Professor, Department of Chinese Language and Literature, 1990-present
Dean, School of Literature and Journalism,1998-present

National/international outreach

President of Chinese Comparative Literature Association
International Advisory Board of CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, USA
Editor of Comparative Literature: East & West
Editor of Chinese-foreign Culture and Literary Theories,(《中外文化与文论》主编)
Visiting scholar at Harvard University & Cornell University (1992 -1994)
Vice-chairman, Teaching Steering Committee of Chinese, Chinese Ministry of Education
Guest professor of Nan Hua University, Fo Guang University and Dan Jiang University, Taiwan (1998-2003)
Visiting scholar of Hong Kong Chinese University (1987)


The Distinguished Chair professor of Sichuan University ,
Yangzi Scholar Awarding Program for comparative literature by the Chinese Ministry of Education
Publications/Creative Activity (Published or Accepted)

Scholarly Books and Monographs

The Variation Theory of Comparative Literature, Springer, Heidelberg   Germany, 2013.
Beijiao Wenxue (Comparative Literature),Northeast Normal University Press, Changchun, China, 2011.
Beijiao Wenxue Xuekeshi (History of Comparative Literature), Bashu Book, Chengdu, China,2010.
Xinshiye Daxue Yuwen (New Horizon College Chinese), Peking University Press, Beijing, China, 2008.
Zhongxi Bijiao Shixue Shi (Comparative History of Chinese–West Poetics), Bashu Book, Chengdu, China, 2008.
Kua Wenhua Bijiao Shixue(A Cross-cultural Poetics), South Korea, 2008.
Bijiao Wenxue Jiaocheng (A Course Book of Comparative Literature), High Education Press, Beijing, China, 2006.
Dongfang Wenlun Xuan (Anthology of East Literary Theories), Sichuan People’s Publishing House, Chengdu, China,2006.
Bijiao Wenxue Xue (Theories on Comparative Literature), Sichuan University Press, Chengdu, China, 2005.
Bijiao Wenxue Lun (Theory of Comparative Literature), Sichuan Education Publishing House, Chengdu, China, 2005.
Shijie Wenxue Fazhan Bijiao Shi (A Comparative History of World Literature: An Evolution ), Beijing Normal University Publishing Group, Beijing, China,2001.
Beijiao Wenxue Xueke Lilun Yanjiu (Research on Theorizing Comparative Literature Studies), Bashu Book, Chengdu, China, 2001.
Zhongguo Gudai Wenlun Huayu (Discourse of Literary Theories of Ancient Chinese ), Bashu Book, Chengdu, China, 2001.
Zhongwai Wenxue Kuanwenhua Bijiao (Comparative Study of Literature of Chinese and Foreign: A Cross-cultural Perspective), Beijing Normal University Publishing Group, Beijing, China, 2000.
Zhongwai Bijiao Wenlunshi (Comparative History of Chinese and Foreign Literary Theory), Shandong Education Press, Jinan, China, 1998.
Bijiao Wenxueshi (History of Comparative Literature), Sichuan People’s Publishing House, Chengdu, China, 1990.
Lianghan Wenlun Yizhu (Annotated and Translated of Literary Theories of Han Dynasty), Beijing Publishing House, Beijing, China, 1988.
Zhongxi Bijiao Shixue (Chinese and West Comparative Poetics), Beijing Publishing House, Beijing, China, 1988.