Yu (Chinese name)
Yu is the pinyin romanisation of several Chinese family names. However, in the Wade–Giles romanisation system, Yu is equivalent to You in pinyin. "Yu" may represent many different Chinese characters, ...
Wang Yun (female poet)
Wang Yun (1749-1819) was a Chinese poet and playwright during the Qing Dynasty.Her birthplace is Chang'an. In her poems she writes about the frustration of educated women, who were not allowed to have...
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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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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Zheng Yunduan
Zheng Yunduan (c. 1327 – 1356) was a Chinese poet in the Yuan Dynasty, whose stylename was Zhengshu.Her family came from Suzhu and was known for its scholars. Zheng Yunduan's father and brothers were ...
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...
Yun Wang
Yun Wang (born 1964) is a poet and cosmologist. She is originally from Gaoping, a small town near Zunyi, in Guizhou Province, China. Her poetry books include The Carp from Bull Thistle Press, and The...
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Wang Wei (17th-century poet)
Wang Wei (Chinese 王微) (1597-1647) was a Chinese poet.Orphaned at the age of seven, she became a prostitute in Yangzhou. In later life she was twice married and twice widowed, before becoming a prieste...
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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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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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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 ...
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...
Consort Ban
Consort Ban (c. 48 – c. 6 BCE), or Ban Jieyu (Chinese: 班婕妤; pinyin: Bān Jiéyú; Wade–Giles: Pan Chieh-yü), also known as Lady Ban (Pan), was a Chinese scholar and poet during the Western Ha...
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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....
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...
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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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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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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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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