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XIE Fang, Professor, Department of German, School of foreign languages, Wuhan University


Research Interests: German literature, modern and Contemporary German drama

Teaching Courses:

Bachelor : German literature, selected readings of German literature

Master: literary criticism, research on modern and Contemporary German literature

Doctor: German literary theory, special topic of German drama

Some scientific publikations:

1. How can a good man become a bad man? -- on Brecht's "Sichuan good man", published in foreign literature review, issue 4, 2001.

2. "The unity of opposites between alienation and resonance -- on the role of songs in the Caucasian gray circle", published in foreign literature review, issue 1, 2005.

3. On the collage characteristics of "task", published in foreign literature research, issue 3, 2006.

4. Tragic and comic factors in the power of habit, Journal of Tongji University (SOCIAL SCIENCE EDITION), No. 4, 2011.

5. Reality and truth that are not fairy tales -- a comment on Bernhard's before retirement, published in Journal of Tongji University, No. 4, 2013.

6. The embodiment of negativity -- an analysis of the protagonist image of Emmanuel Kant, Drama (Journal of the Central Academy of Drama), No. 1, 2014.

7. Pursuing "truth" in the negation of "truth" -- on Bernhard's drama thought, published in drama art (Journal of Shanghai Drama College), No. 5, 2015.

Monographs and translations:

1. Aesthetic characteristics of German drama in the 20th century, Wuhan University Press, 2006.

2. Selected poems of Lasker Xule, Chongqing University Press, 2012.


Bernhard's drama research was approved as a general project of the National Social Science Foundation from 2018 to 2021.


1. Why do good people become bad people? -- on Brecht's "good people in Sichuan" won the 2003 Feng Zhi philology research award issued by the German Literature Research Society of the Chinese Academy of social sciences.

2. The translated book "Selected Poems of Else Lasker-Schüler" was selected as the award-winning book of "the most beautiful book in China" in 2012 issued by Shanghai Municipal Bureau of press and publication.


Wuhan University