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Li Zou

Zou Li is a 2nd year PhD candidate in Comparative Literature. His research interest is focused on the narrations of human body in Chinese diasporic literature in English and how does the Chinese and American socio-political climates influence the narration of body in the writings of Chinese diasporic writer. He is also interested in modernist literature and biblical studies, and has already published a series of journal articles on them.

Previous to coming to the University of Edinburgh he worked as a lecturer in English at Sichuan International Studies University.  He completed his BA in English and MA in English Language and Literature at Southwest University in China. 


  • Zou Li, Liu Lihui. “Maimed Body as a Metaphor in Hemingway’s the Sun Also Rises”, Foreign Language and Literature (China) , 28, No. 2 (June 2011).
  • Zou Li, Liu Lihui. “Women’s Body Anxiety in the Old Testament”, Foreign Language and Education (China), 33, No. 2 (March 2012).
  • Zou Li. “A Study of the Baroque Characteristics in 17th Century British Prose”, Foreign Language and Literature (China), 30, No. 4 (December 2013).
  • Wang Jiang, Zou Li. “The Feminized Body in Hemingway’s Fiction and His Somatic Rhetoric”, Foreign Language and Literature (China), 29, No. 1 (March 2012).