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.
Inscribed on the Wall of an Inn
Poetry, Political Dissent
Editions and Translations
Kang-i Sun Chang and Haun Saussy. Women Writers of Traditional China. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999.