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  • Yu Dafu

    Yu Dafu

    Yu Dafu was a popular short-story writer of the 1920s in China and one of the founding members of the Creation Society, which was devoted to the promotion of modern literature.

    August 3, 2016

  • ​Xie Lingyun

    ​Xie Lingyun

    Xie Lingyun (385-433), was a native of Kuaiji, Zhejiang and a descendant of the Xie Family, a famous noble clan in the Chen County.

    August 9, 2016

  • ​Lu You

    ​Lu You

    Lu You (1125-1210), courtesy name Wuguan, referred to himself as Fang Weng (an liberated old man). Born in Yuezhou Shanyin (Current Shaoxing of Zhejiang), he was a poet in the Southern Song Dynasty.

    August 9, 2016

  • He Zhizhang

    He Zhizhang

    He Zhizhang (659-744), courtesy name Jizhen, was a native of Kuaiji in the Tang Dynasty (618-907).

    August 9, 2016

  • Lin Fengmian

    Lin Fengmian

    Artists live in their own worlds and are known to be melancholy by nature. Though on the surface they appear passionate, cold, abandoned or innocent, they all reach into their own worlds for reassurance and inspiration.

    August 3, 2016

  • Zhang Leping

    Zhang Leping

    Zhang Leping, a comic master born in Haiyan county, Zhejiang province, played a key role in the development of China's modern cartoon industry.

    August 9, 2016

  • Zhu Ziqing

    Zhu Ziqing

    Zhu Ziqing (1898-1948) was a famous Chinese essayist and poet best known for works Beiying (Retreating Figures) and Huimie (Destruction).

    August 9, 2016

  • Xia Yan

    Xia Yan

    Xia Yan is China’s great master of art and literature. He was born in Hangzhou. In 1915, Xia entered Zhejiang Industrial School, Zhejiang University’s technical school.

    August 3, 2016

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