Three millennia of writings – a brief history of Chinese literature

Chinese literature has developed into a treasure trove that offers rich information about Chinese society, thought, customs, and social and political movements. From Ancient Pre-Quin writing and the emergence of drama during the Yan dynasty—right through to novels responding to the socio-political issues of the 1940s, a rich literary history has developed over three millennia. Read more >

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December 11, 2017

A spotlight on... New Year

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December 11, 2017

A brief history of Chinese literature

Discover the rich literary history of China, that has developed over three millennia. Read more >

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Ten great writers from China’s long literary history

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