Professor Zhang Weizhong


Prof. Zhang has been engaged in research on Chinese modern and contemporary literature and study on Chinese literary language in modern times.

Research Interests

Chinese Modern and Contemporary Literature

Study on Chinese Literary Language in Modern Times

Educational Background

PhD, School of Chinese Language and Literature, Central China Normal University, 1997

BA, School of Chinese Language and Literature, JSNU, 1978

l Research Projects in Recent Years

1. National Social Science Fund Key Bidding Project (No. 15ZDB080, ¥800,000): The History of Chinese Literary Language in Modern Times.

2. National Social Science Fund Project (No. 04BZW040, ¥70,000): The History of Chinese Literary Language in the 20th Century.

3. National Social Science Fund Project (No. 11BZW117, ¥150,000): Study on the Establishment of Chinese Literary Language in the 20th Century.

4. MOE Humanity and Social Science Fund Project (No. 10YJA751112, ¥90,000): Comparison between Chinese and Taiwan Region’s Literary Language since 1949

Selected Publications

1. Zhang Weizhong. The Meaning of Ding Ling in Construction of Modern Literary Language. Theory and Criticism of Literature and Art, 2012 (2): 105-108.

2. Zhang Weizhong. Study on the Comparison between Mainland and Taiwan Region’s Rural Novel Language. Creation and Criticism, 2012 (6): 101-105.

3. Zhang Weizhong. “Various Discourse” Phenomenon in Taiwan Region’s Modern Novels. Lanzhou Academic Journal, 2012 (6): 51-55.

4. Zhang Weizhong. The Difference and Significance of Lu Xun and Hu shi’s Language Concepts. Academic Journal of Jinyang, 2013 (2): 25-30.

5. Zhang Weizhong. The Modernity Construction of the Translation, Creation and Language in Lu Xun’s Early Times. Academic Forum of Nandu, 2013, 33 (3): 45-48.

6. Zhang Weizhong. The New Changes and Breakthroughs of the Language Study of the Modern Literature since the 1990s. Journal of Jiangsu Normal University(Philosophy and Social Sciences Edition), 2013 , 39 (3): 47-52.

7. Zhang Weizhong. Discrimination and Analysis of the Dialect Strategy of New Time Writers. Lanzhou Academic Journal, 2013 (6): 53-57.

8. Zhang Weizhong. Deformation of Chinese Rhetoric in the 20th Century Chinese Literature. Tianjin Social Sciences, 2013 , 4 (4): 99-103.

9. Zhang Weizhong. On the Background and Meaning of the Reform in Yan An Literature Language. Gansu Social Sciences, 2013 (4): 107-110.

10. Zhang Weizhong. The Comparison between Mainland and Taiwan Region’s Post-modern Poems. Taiwan, Hong Kong and Overseas Chinese Literature, 2013 (4): 101-105.

11. Zhang Weizhong. On the Language of New-generation Poetry in Taiwan. Journal of Hainan Normal University (Social Sciences), 2013 (8): 92-96.

12. Zhang Weizhong. Misreading in a Popularized Context——Aesthetic Rethinking of Language Research about Zhao Shuli. Journal of Huazhong Normal University (Humanities and Social Sciences), 2014, 53 (2): 89-95.

13. Zhang Weizhong. A Clarification of Sun Li's Cultural Identity. Journal of Hainan Normal University(Social Sciences), 2014 , 27 (3): 8-12.

14. Zhang Weizhong. Occurrence and Construction of Zhao Shuli’s Popular Language. Journal of Beihua University (Social Sciences), 2015 , 16 (6): 54-57

15. Zhang Weizhong. On the Artistic Features of Letter f rom the Far East. Journal of Xuzhou Institute of Technology (Social Sciences Edition), 2015 (6): 65-70.

16. Zhang Weizhong. Neologism and the Imagination of Science Fiction Writers in the Late Qing Dynasty and the Early Republic of China. Journal of Huazhong Normal University (Humanities and Social Sciences). 2016 , 55 (6): 103-109.


1. Zhang Weizhong. Differences Between Chinese and Western Literature Through Comparison of Chinese and Western Language Discrepancies, Hefei: Anhui University Press, 1998.

2. Zhang Weizhong. Evolution of New Time Novels and Chinese Traditional Culture, Shanghai:Xiulin Publishing House, 2000.

3. Zhang Weizhong. Chinese and Chinese Literature, Beijing: Culture and Art Publishing House, 2006.

4. Zhang Weizhong. Interpretation and Methods of Literary Works in Middle School Teaching Materials, Nanjing: Jiangsu Education Publishing House, 2013.

5. Zhang Weizhong. Evolution of the 20th Century Chinese Literary Language, Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, 2013.

6. Zhang Weizhong. The Occurrence and Evolution of Chinese Literary Language, Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, 2013.

7. Zhang Weizhong. On the Comparison between Mainland and Taiwan Region’s Modern Literary Language, Nanjing: Nanjing University Press, 2017.

Honors and Awards

1.  Third Prize of the 4th Jiangsu Institutes of Higher Learning Humanity and Social Science Research Achievement Award

2.  Second Prize of the 9th Jiangsu Institutes of Higher Learning Philosophy and Social Science Research Outstanding Award

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