Wang Qinghui

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Author

Wang Qinghui

Location

Dadu (Beijing)

Dates

1270

Biography

One of the Nine Concubines of Emperor Duzong, Wang Qinghui witnessed the fall of the Southern dynasty and was taken to the Mongol capital Dadu (modern day Beijing). Among the Mongols, Wang compossed both shi and ci poetry to assert her unfavoring loyalty to the Song.

Works

Inscribed on the Wall of an Inn

Languages

Mandarin

Genres

Poetry, Political Dissent

Editions and Translations

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

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