Zhao luanluan

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Author

Zhao luanluan

Location

Chang'an (Xi'an)

Dates

9th c

Biography

Zhao Luanluan was a prodigious courtesan who wrote works describing her oppulent sorroundings and boredom in the Tong dynasty's capital.

Works

Five Lyric Outcries from the Boudoir

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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