Research Statement



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Academic Research Projects


Doctoral Dissertation (2015):
“Chinese Euphonics: Phonetic Patterns, Phonorhetoric and Literary Artistry in Early Chinese Narrative Texts”

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The Jīngdiǎn shìwén 《經典釋文》 and Early Chinese Lexicography

Sounds of the Gods: Homoioteleuton Ὁμοιοτέλευτον in Ancient Greek, Roman, Chinese and Sumerian Ritual

Rhetoric and Argumentation in Early Confucianism and Taoism

Tang Poetics: The 仄 of Du Fu 杜甫

Piánwén 駢文 Parallel Prose Style from the Western Zhou 西周 to the Eastern Han 東漢

From Wu-hu! 「嗚呼」 to Wu-hu ai-zai! 「嗚呼哀哉」 : An Outcry in Early China

Great and Terrible: Yáng 陽 Rhyme Group Words in the Classic of Poetry 《詩經》

The Phonetic System of the Guǎngyùn 《廣韻》 Rhyme Dictionary

J.Tharsen Downloads: 2007 Academic Papers and Essays (PDFs)