Min Liu

Min Liu is exploring Rewriting as Reception, Reception as Rewriting: Lin Yutang’s Famous Chinese Short Stories.


Master of Arts, Durham University, UK
Bachelor of Arts, Shanghai Maritime University, China


Min Liu is a MA candidate in Literary Translation Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She holds a Master of Arts degree in translation studies from Durham University in UK. Having previously worked on projects involving actor–network theory and other sociolinguistic approaches to translation studies, her research is now expanding to rewritings of Lin Yutang from the cultural perspectives of postcolonialism and narrative framing theory.


Senior Lecturer · Director of Asian Languages and Cultures
School of Languages and Cultures

Associate Dean, Academic Programmes · Professor of Global Studies
Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Liu, M. (2017). Techniques of translating A Watchful Distance by Zhou Guoping in China. Journal of Language Teaching and Research. 8 (5), 858-62.

Fritsch, A.C. (2017) IF I SHOULD WRITE, … would you listen to my soul? Translated by L. Min. Beijing: Fiberead Publishing.

Whitehouse, D. (2019) Mobile Library. Translated by L. Min. Beijing: Beijing United Publishing.