Cui Ying-ying

The Biography of Ying-ying (traditional Chinese: 鶯鶯傳; simplified Chinese: 莺莺传; pinyin: Yīngyīng zhuàn; Wade–Giles: Ying-ying chuan), also translated as the Story of Yingying, by Yuan Zhen, is Tang dynasty chuanqi story. It tells the story of a relationship conflicted...

Du Liniang – The Peony Pavilion

The Peony Pavilion (牡丹亭), also named The Return of Soul at the Peony Pavilion, is a romantic tragicomedy play written by dramatist Tang Xianzu in 1598, and the...

The Tale of Li Wa

The Tale of Li Wa (《李娃傳》) is a short novella by Bai Xingjian (白行简). The story involves a tribute student (a provincial examinee), Zheng, trying to get the affections of Li...

Lin Daiyu

Lin Daiyu (also spelled Lin Tai-yu, Chinese: 林黛玉; pinyin: Lín Dàiyù) is one of the principal characters of Cao Xueqin's classic Chinese novel Dream of the Red Chamber.

Li Xiangjun

Li Xiangjun (李香君; 1624–1654) was a courtesan, singer, and musician during the Ming dynasty. Her life was dramatised in the play The Peach Blossom Fan.

Recent Posts