Chinese Storytelling


Vibeke Børdahl

Jette Ross





Chinese storytelling: Books, database, articles, radio and TV-programs by the initiators of the website and members of the Yangzhou Club.


Books and database:

Vibeke Børdahl and Liangyan Ge in cooperation with Wang Yalong:

Western Han. A Yangzhou Storyteller’s Script

NIAS Press,Copenhagen 2017

Vibeke Børdahl editor with Roland Altenburger and Margaret B. Wan:

Yangzhou – A Place in Literature: The Local in Chinese Cultural History

University of Hawai’i Press 2015


Vibeke Børdahl

Wu Song Fights the Tiger. The Interaction of Oral and Written Traditions in the Chinese Novel, Drama and Storytelling

NIAS Press, Copenhagen 2013

Vibeke Børdahl and Jens-Christian Sørensen

Research Database on Chinese Storytelling, Copenhagen, 2013

Vibeke Børdahl and Margaret B. Wan (editors)

The Interplay of the Oral and the Written in Chinese Popular Culture

NIAS Press, Copenhagen 2010

Lucie Olivová and Vibeke Børdahl (editors)

Lifestyle and Entertainment in Yangzhou

NIAS Press, Copenhagen 2009

Vibeke Børdahl, Fei Li and Huang Ying (editors)
Four Masters of Chinese Storytelling
Full-length Repertoires of Yangzhou Storytelling on Video

NIAS press, Copenhagen 2004

Vibeke Børdahl and Jette Ross
Chinese Storytellers -- Life and Art in the Yangzhou Tradition

Cheng & Tsui, Boston, 2002

Vibeke Børdahl (editor)
The Eternal Storyteller -- Oral Literature in Modern China (with photos by Jette Ross)

Curzon Press, Richmond, 1999

Vibeke Børdahl
The Oral Tradition of Yangzhou Storytelling

Curzon Press, Richmond, 1996