Dr. Tim-hung Ku is a professor in the Department of English Language and literature at the Buddhist Tzu Chi University in Taiwan. He received his Ph.D. in comparative literature from University of California, San Diego. Dr. Ku’s principle research interests are Chinese-Western comparative literature and literary theories, especially semiotic approaches.2013 0-7734-4307-X
A first ever work on comparative genre papers covering several genres on materials drawn from Chinese and Western literary traditions. The ultimate goal of the book is to describe a general, semiotics-based poetics of comparative genres and of the literary reception process.