Joseph S. M. Lau is professor of Chinese Literature at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. He is the editor of Chinese Stories from Taiwanand coeditor of Traditional Chinese Stories: Themes and Variationsand Modern Chinese Stories and Novellas: 1919-1949.Howard Goldblatt is professor of East Asian languages and literatures at the University of Notre Dame and an internationally renowned translator. He has published English translations of more than thirty novels and short story collections and has authored many books on Chinese literature.
C. T. Hsia is the author of several important books on Chinese literature. He has been widely influential among Chinese readers and has influenced two generations of English-speaking scholars. He retired from teaching in 1991 and is Professor Emeritus of Chinese at Columbia University.
Joseph S. M. Lau is co-editor with Y.W. Ma of Traditional Chinese Stories.C. T. Hsia is editor of Twentieth-Century Chinese Storiesand author of The Classic Chinese Noveland A History of Modern Chinese Fiction.Leo Ou-fan Lee is author of The Romantic Generation of Modern Chinese Writers.