Heaven, Earth, the Sun, and the Moon: Chinese Nature Myths



①Professor Zhaoyuan Tian holds a Ph.D. in History. He is Professor in Folklore Studies, doctoral supervisor, and Associate Dean of the School of Social Development in East China Normal University. He also serves as Director of Regional Cultural Resources and Applied Research Center of East China Normal University, which is affiliated with National Folk Literature and Art Development Center of the Ministry of Culture. Professor Tian is mainly engaged in mythology studies with a focus on folk beliefs, folklore and the culture industry. He is currently an executive member of the Chinese Folklore Society and a member of the Shanghai Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection Expert Committee.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Social DevelopmentEast China Normal UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Center for Study of Literary AnthropologyShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina
  3. 3.College of Humanities and CommunicationsShanghai Normal UniversityShanghaiChina

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