Li ye

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Author

Li ye

Location

Chang'an (Xi'an)

Dates

8th c

Biography

Daoist nun who doubled as a courtesan and entertainer, Li Ye wrote a number of poems under coercion to praise the Tang court.

Works

Eight Extremes, Reproach in Love

Languages

Mandarin

Genres

Poetry

Editions and Translations

Kang-i Sun Chang and Haun Saussy. Women Writers of Traditional China. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999.

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