Yao Yongpu

Yao Yung-p'u (1862- 16 July 1939), scholar who was one of the last outstanding literary figures of the T'ung-ch'eng school. T'ungch'eng, Anhwei, was the birthplace of Yao Yung-p'u. He came from a noted scholarofficial family. His grandfather, Yao Ying (ECCP, I, 239), was a chin-shih of 1808 who later became judicial commissioner of Kwangsi province. […]

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Lin Shu

Lin Shu (8 November 1852-9 October 1924), the first major Chinese translator of Western fiction and one of the last important prose writers in the Chinese classical style. He also was known for his outspoken opposition to the new literary movements of the May Fourth period. Minhsien, Fukien, was the birthplace of Lin Shu. He […]

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