The Inmitable Wang ZhaojunMarch 18, 2006For 2,000 years the marriage of Wang Zhaojun has been a popular motif for composers, writers, poets and painters.
Flashes from the Past: Four Beauties in Chinese HistoryMarch 18, 2006What do Xi Shi, Wang Zhaojun, Diao Chan and Yang Guifei have in common? They are ancient Chinese women highly regarded for their beauty.
Empress Zhangsun - Good Assistant for the EmperorMarch 18, 2006Empress Zhangsun, a native of Luoyang, was a daughter of Zhangsun Cheng, Right Commander of the Imperial Guards in the Sui Dynasty (581-618).
Women Poets in Past Centuries--Raising One's Voice in a Male WorldMarch 18, 2006Women writers have long been neglected by scholars studying Chinese poetry from past dynasties. This was quite an unfair treatment, as the fair sex, throughout the centuries, made ...