Romantic Poet Qu Yuan and his Cultural Legacies

Qu Yuan (c. 340–278 BC) was a Chinese poet and minister who lived during the Warring States period of ancient China. During King Qingxiang's reign, Prime Minister...

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...

Web novels take readers into a whole new world

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...

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...

Luxun as a cultural icon

Lu Xun(鲁迅), formerly also romanized Lu Hsün, was the pen name of Zhou Shuren (25 September 1881 – 19 October 1936), a leading figure...

Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 3

Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 3 When his father or mother is ill, (a young man) who has been capped should not use...

Teacher rewrites hundreds of ancient stories

Some consider Huang Qiaoyan to be the Chinese equivalent of the German Brothers Grimm. That is because the middle school teacher in Guangdong province's Dongguan...

Chinese music: The Red Plum Blossoms

In the early 20th century after the end of Imperial China, there were major changes to traditional Chinese music as part of the New...

The Dream of the Red Chamber: translation in the west

It is a major challenge to translate Cao's prose, which utilizes many levels of colloquial and literary language and incorporates forms of classic poetry...

10 Greatest Chinese Love Stories Ever

What on earth is love that makes lovers vow to stick together in life and death? Below are the top 10 widespread ancient Chinese love...

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