Empress Yang

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Author

Empress Yang

Location

Lin'an (Zhejiang province)

Dates

1162-1233

Biography

Second consort and weilder of influence over Emperor Ningzong of the Song dynasty, Empress Yang wrote a number of poems about Southern Song state occasions and personages.

Works

Poems collected in Palace Lyrics of Empress Dowager Yang

Languages

Mandarin

Genres

Poetry, Art Critique

Editions and Translations

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

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