East Asian Languages and Literatures
TP 123: 956-5984
Department: 956-8940; Fax: 956-9515
BA 1985, University of Rome
MA 1990, University of California, Berkeley
PhD 1994, University of California, Berkeley
Professor Vitiello’s research focuses on traditional Chinese fiction and the history of sexuality in late imperial China. He is currently writing a book on late Ming pornography.
EALL 361 Chinese Literature: Ancient EALL 362 Chinese Literature: Pre-modern EALL 365 Traditional Chinese Fiction in Translation EALL 603 Bibliographical & Research Methods Chn 612 Traditional Chinese Fiction Chn 753 Research Seminar in Chinese Literature
“Exemplary Sodomites: Chivalry and Love in Late Ming Culture.” Nannü 2.2 (Fall 2000): 207–258. “The Forgotten Tears of the Lord of Longyang: Late Ming Stories of Male Prostitution and Connoisseurship” in Peter Engelfriet & Ian de Meyer (Eds.) Linked Faiths: Essays on Chinese Religion and Traditional Culture in Honour of Kristopher Schipper. Leiden: Brill, 2000. 227-247. “The Fantasic Journey of an Ugly Boy: Homosexuality and Salvation in Late Ming Pornography.” positions 4.2 (1996), 291–320. “The Dragon’s Whim: Ming and Qing Homoerotic Tales from the Cut Sleeve. T’oung Pao 78 (1992), 341-372.