Andrew Plaks

Professor of East Asian Studies and Comparative Literature, Emeritus
Office Phone
41 William St, Rm 115
  • Ph.D. in East Asian Studies, Princeton University
  • A.B. in Oriental Studies, Princeton University

Andrew Plaks is Professor Emeritus of East Asian Studies and Comparative Literature. He is interested in various aspects of classical Chinese literature, including Ming-Qing fiction and early Chinese philosophical and historical texts, as well as topics in pre-modern Japanese literature.

Selected Publications
  • Archetype and Allegory in the Dream of the Red Chamber 
  • The Four Masterworks of the Ming Novel.