On behalf of the entire editorial team, it is my honor and pleasure to inaugurate Prism: Theory and Modern Chinese Literature, a biannual peer-reviewed journal published by Duke University Press for Lingnan University of Hong Kong. This journal is jointly sponsored by the Centre for Humanities Research and the Chinese Department of Lingnan University and the Forum on Chinese Poetic Culture at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. It is a new incarnation of the Journal of Modern Literature in Chinese (JMLC) founded in 1997 by the Centre for Humanities Research of Lingnan University.

Prism presents cutting-edge research on modern literary production, dissemination, and reception in as well as outside China. It also publishes works on the shaping influence of traditional literature and culture on modern and contemporary China. Prism actively promotes scholarly investigations from interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives and encourages an...

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