Gu Taiqing
Gu Taiqing (Chinese: 顾太清; Pinyin: Gù Tàiqīng; 1799 – c. 1877) was a poet of the Qing Dynasty.She was of Manchu descent. Like several other women writers and poets, she had Shi Yunyu as a sup...
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Zhuo Wenjun
Zhuo Wenjun (Chinese: 卓文君; fl. 2nd century BC) was a Chinese poet of the Western Han dynasty. As a young widow, she eloped with the poet Sima Xiangru. The poem Baitou Yin (白頭吟, Song of White Hair...
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Li (surname)
Li is the pinyin and Wade–Giles romanization (spelled Lí, Lǐ, or Lì when pinyin tone diacritics are used) of several distinct Chinese surnames that are written with different characters in Chinese. Li...
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Liang Desheng
Liang Desheng (Chinese: 梁德绳; Pinyin: Liáng Déshéng; 1771–1847) was a Chinese poet and writer active during the Qing Dynasty. She was the wife of Xu Zongyan, a prominent intellectual from Hangzhou....
Cai Wenji
Cai Yan (birth and death dates unknown), courtesy name Wenji, was a poet and musician who lived in the late Eastern Han dynasty. She was the daughter of Cai Yong. Her courtesy name was originally Zhao...
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Xue Tao
Xue Tao (simplified Chinese: 薛涛; traditional Chinese: 薛濤; pinyin: Xuē Tāo; Wade–Giles: Hsüeh T'ao, 768–831), courtesy name Hongdu (洪度/宏度) was a well-known female Chinese poet of the Ta...
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Zhai Yongming
Zhai Yongming (born 1955) is a Chinese poet from Chengdu. After being sent away for two years during the Cultural Revolution to do manual labor in the countryside, she returned to Chengdu.In 1981 she ...
Su Xiaoxiao
Su Xiaoxiao (Chinese: 蘇小小, died c. 501), also known as Su Xiaojun and sometimes by the appellation "Little Su", was a famous Chinese courtesan and poet from Qiantang City (now Hangzhou, Zhejiang Provi...
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Zheng Min
Zheng Min (born in 1920 in Minhou, Fuzhou, Fujian) is a Chinese scholar and poet. She studied philosophy in China and has published modernist poetry since her student days in the early 1940s. In the 1...
Zhao Luorui
Lucy Chao or Zhao Luorui (simplified Chinese: 赵萝蕤; traditional Chinese: 趙蘿蕤; pinyin: Zhào Luóruí; Wade–Giles: Chao Lo-jui; 1912–1998) was a Chinese poet and translator.
Zhao publis...
Bingxin
Xie Wanying (October 5, 1900 – February 28, 1999), better known by her pen name Bingxin or Xie Bingxin, was one of the most prolific Chinese writers of the 20th Century. Many of her works were w...
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Duan Shuqing
Duan Shuqing (Chinese: 端淑卿; ca. 1510 – ca. 1600) was a Chinese woman poet of the Ming dynasty.
Born in Dangtu County in Anhui to a scholarly family, her father Duan Tingbi taugh...
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Chen Jingrong
Chen Jingrong (1917-1989) was a Chinese poet.Born in the Sichuan province, she started publishing her first poetry in 1937. During the war with Japan, she was part of the National Literary League of R...
Xue Susu
Xue Susu (Chinese: 薛素素; also known as Xue Wu, Xuesu, Sunjung among other pen names) (c.1564–1650? C.E.) was a Chinese courtesan. Known as one of the "Eight Great Courtesans of the Ming Dynas...
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Shen Shanbao
Shen Shanbao (沈善宝, 1808-1862) was a Chinese poet and writer active during the Qing Dynasty.Her birthplace was Hangzhou, but she moved to Beijing in 1837. She was friends with the writer Ding Pei, who ...
Li Qingzhao
Li Qingzhao (Chinese: 李清照; pinyin: Lǐ Qīngzhào; Wade–Giles: Li Ch'ing-chao; 1084 – ca 1151), pseudonym Yi'an Jushi (易安居士), was a Chinese writer and poet of the Song dynasty.
Li C...
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Lin Huiyin
Lin Huiyin (Chinese: 林徽因, born 林徽音; pinyin: Lín Huīyīn; known as Phyllis Lin or Lin Whei-yin when in the United States; 10 June 1904 – 1 April 1955) was a noted 20th century Chinese architect ...
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Ke Yan
Ke Yan (Chinese: 柯岩; pinyin: Kē Yán, 1929 – 11 December 2011) was a Chinese writer.Ke Yan was born in the province Guangdong. Her father was a writer and a translator, and she has stated ...
Guan Daosheng
Guan Daosheng (Chinese: 管道昇; 1262–1319) was a Chinese poet and painter who was active during the Yuan Dynasty. She is credited with being "the most famous female painter in Chinese history...remembere...
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Geraldine Clinton Little
Geraldine Clinton Little (September 20, 1923 – March 7, 1997) was a poet born in Northern Ireland. Emigrating to the United States with her family at age 2, she spent her life in the United Sta...
Tie Ning
Tie Ning (simplified Chinese: 铁凝; traditional Chinese: 鐵凝; pinyin: Tiě Níng; Wade–Giles: T'ieh Ning) is a Chinese author who was born in 1957 in Beijing, China. Her ancestral hometown ...
Lady Xu Mu
Lady Xu Mu (许穆夫人) was a princess of the State of Wey, and the first recorded female poet in Chinese history.
She was married to Count Mu of Xu, and although her surname was Ji, she became known as...
Zuo Fen
Zuo Fen (Chinese: 左芬; c. 255–300) was a Chinese woman poet of the Western Jin dynasty.
Zuo Fen was born in Linzi prefecture to a family of Confucian scholars. Her mother died young, but her fa...
Xi Xi
Xi Xi (Chinese: 西西; pinyin: Xī Xī, born 1938) is the pseudonym of the Chinese author and poet Zhang Yan (Chinese: 張彥; pinyin: Zhāng Yàn). She was born in China and came to Hong Kong at...
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Qiu Jin
Qiu Jin (Chinese: 秋瑾; pinyin: Qiū Jǐn; Wade–Giles: Ch'iu Chin; November 8, 1875 – July 15, 1907), courtesy names Xuanqing (Chinese: 璿卿; pinyin: Xuánqīng) and Jingxiong (simplified ...
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Madame Huarui
Consort Xu (徐惠妃) (c. 940 – 976) was a concubine of Later Shu's emperor Meng Chang during imperial China's Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period. More commonly known as Madame Huarui (花蕊夫人), she was a...
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Shangguan Wan'er
Shangguan Wan'er (664?–21 July 710) was a concubine/imperial consort to two emperors of the Tang dynasty. Although caught up in court intrigues and executed in 710, she is famous for her talent ...
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