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Tiger in Folk Art (2)

In Chinese legends, there are quite a few tales about how tigers saved human lives. One legend says in the ancient State of Chu, a man had an illegitimate child which he abandoned in a desolate field. A female tiger found the child and fed him with her won milk. Later, the child grew up [...]

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Guan Hanqing

Guan Hanqing, known as China’s Shakespeare of the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368),was a leading dramatist who worked out of the capital Dadu (present-day Beijing), but little biographical data on him exists though some documents recorded him as a doctor. A playwright of the Northern Drama, he is credited with more than 64 plays, of which some [...]

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