Rea, Christopher

Christopher Rea, an associate professor of Asian studies at the University of British Columbia, is a literary and cultural historian whose research focuses on the modern Chinese-speaking world. Besides The Age of Irreverence, featured on Rorotoko, his books include China’s Literary Cosmopolitans, The Business of Culture, Humans, Beasts, and Ghosts (2011), and a forthcoming translation of a Ming-dynasty story collection called The Book of Swindles.

On Rorotoko:

On his book The Age of Irreverence: A New History of Laughter in China
(Our Cover Feature of October 25, 2016)