Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women

Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women

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This volume of the Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women completes the four-volume project and contains more than 400 biographies of women active in the Tang through Ming dynasties (618-1644). Many of the entries are the result of original research and will form the only substantial information on women available in English. The volume includes a Guide to Chinese Words Used, a Chronology of Dynasties and Major Rulers, a Finding List by Background or Fields of Endeavor, and a Glossary of Chinese Names.Autumn lotus floating in the water is like a make-up mirror; Willows waving in spring smoke is like an illustrated screen. ... The Auxiliary Academician in the Hanlin Academy Song Jiong (1292a€“1344) composed a poem expressing his grief at her death, likening her to the gifted Han-dynasty poet Cai Yan (Cai ... She had a unique performance style and excelled at playing dan (young women) and huadananbsp;...

Title:Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women
Author:Lily Xiao Hong Lee, Sue Wiles
Publisher:M.E. Sharpe - 2014-03-13


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