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educator , historian , translator

William John Francis Jenner, British Educator, historian, translator. E-mail: bill.jenner@anu.edu.au.

Background

Jenner, William John Francis was born on October 5, 1940 in Birmingham, England. Son of William Jack and Margaret Dorothy (Wise) Jenner.

Education

Bachelor, University of Oxford, 1962;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, 1976.

Career

Foreign translator Fng. Language Press, Peking, China, 1963-1965. Lecturer Leeds (England) University, 1965-1988.

Professor Chinese Australian National University, Canberra, since 1988. Visiting professor University East Anglia, Norwich, England, 1997.

Achievements

  • E-mail: bill.jenner@anu.edu.au.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author, translator: (book) From Emperor to Citizen, 1964-1965, Memories of Loyang: Yang Hsüan-chih and the lost capital (493-534), 1981, Lu Xun: Selected Poems, 1982, Miss Sophie's Dairy and other stories, 1985, The Tyranny of History: the Roots of China's Crisis, 1992, 94, Journey to the West (3 vols. ), 1982-1986. Editor: China: a Photohistory, 1988.

      Co-editor, translator: Chinese Lives, 1987. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Connections

Married Eileen Candler, June 24, 1971 (divorced 1984). Children: Lucy, Rachel, Matthew.

father:
William Jack Jenner

mother:
Margaret Dorothy (Wise) Jenner

spouse:
Eileen Candler

children:
Lucy Jenner

Rachel Jenner

Matthew Jenner