Guo Jingming

Guo Jingming (Chinese: 郭敬明; pinyin: Guō Jìngmíng; born June 6, 1983 in Zigong, Sichuan) is a Chinese YAwriter. In addition to being an author and businessperson, Guo is also a teen pop idol and popular celebrity figure. On the other hand, Guo is a polarizing figure. In 2007, he was voted on Tianya.com, one of the […]

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Han Han

Han Han; the family name is Han. He is a Chinese professional rally driver, best-selling author, singer, creator of Party, One (App magazine) and China’s most popular blogger.  He has published five novels to date, and is represented by the Hong Kong-based Peony Literary Agency.  He is also involved in music production. In May 2010, […]

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Hu Shih

Hu Shih (Chinese: 胡適, 17 December 1891 – 24 February 1962) was a Chinese philosopher, essayist and diplomat. Hu is widely recognized today as a key contributor to Chinese liberalism and language reform in his advocacy for the use of written vernacular Chinese. He was influential in the May Fourth Movement, one of the leaders […]

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Jin Yong

Louis Cha Leung-yung (Zha Liangyong), GBM, OBE (born 6 February 1924), better known by his pen name Jin Yong, is a modern Chinese-language novelist. Having co-founded the Hong Kong daily Ming Pao in 1959, he was the paper’s first editor-in-chief. Cha’s fiction, which is of the wuxia (“martial arts and chivalry”) genre, has a widespread […]

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Xiao Hong

Xiao Hong was one of the best writers in modern Chinese literature. Her short stories, which are related to her novels in theme, characterization, and style, are essential to understanding both Xiao Hong as a Chinese woman writer and her creative development. This collection contains nine of her most representative short stories arranged in chronological […]

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Fortress Besieged

Fortress Besieged (Simplified Chinese: 围城; Traditional Chinese: 圍城; Pinyin: wéi chéng) was written by Qian Zhongshu, published in 1947, and is widely considered one of the masterpieces of twentieth century Chinese literature. The novel is a humorous tale about middle-class Chinese society in the late 1930s. It was made into a popular television series in […]

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Eileen Chang/Zhang Ailing

   Eileen Chang/Zhang Ailing(张爱玲) Eileen Chang (张爱玲) (born Zhang Ying (张瑛); September 30, 1920–September 8, 1995) was a Chinese writer. She also used the pen name Liang Jing (梁京), though very rarely. Her works frequently deal with the tensions between men and women in love, and are considered by some scholars to be among the […]

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