The Art of War by Sun Wu – 1

Chapter 1 Laying Plans Sunzi said: The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a...

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Some stories include hundreds of chapters, and fans are willing to pay for access to these fantastical journeys Both study magic in school, wield it...

Eight Immortals in Chinese mythology

The Eight Immortals (八仙) are a group of legendary immortals in Chinese mythology. Each immortal's power can be transferred to a power tool (法器)...
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Traditional Chinese music: instruments and tuning

Many traditional instruments underwent changes in the early to mid 20th century which has a profound effect on the performance and sound of Chinese...
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Literature about the Yellow Crane Tower

The yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan City is top of the four most famous ancient towers or pavilions in China. The following two poems...

The Flourishing of Poetry in the Tang (618-906) and Song (960-1279) Dynasties

The Tang (618-906) and Song (960-1279) dynasties were the golden ages of Chinese classical literature in general, and poetry in particular. Poets of these periods,...

Award-Winning Sci-Fi Writer Hao Jingfang Sets Her Sights Closer to Home

Sunlight is so scarce that it is rationed based on income. And Beijing is divided into three different physical layers for the elite, middle...
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Spring River in the Flower Moon Night

Zhang Ruoxu (張若虛) was a Chinese poet of the early Tang dynasty from Yangzhou in modern Jiangsu province. He is best known for "Spring...
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Chinese literature: classical texts

The history of Chinese literature extends thousands of years, from the earliest recorded dynastic court archives to the mature vernacular fiction novels that arose...

The Analects-Weizheng

為政 - To be a government official The Master said, "He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north...

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