Ancient classics provide lessons that are still relevant today
Fu Yiqing's life has many facets. She runs a successful interior decoration business, and travels to scores of countries to learn about local handicraft skills. Her installation art works have drawn huge crowds and more than 90,000 saw her work at the capital's China World Center last month.
More than 30 poets from China and abroad, including Germany, France, Iran and the United States, gathered at Beijing’s China Millennium Monument on Sunday to celebrate the annual Mid-autumn festival and recite their works about the moon at the 7th Mid-autumn International Poetry Meeting.
The University of Abomey-calavi on Saturday afternoon hosted second annual Global Confucius Institutes Day aims to promote the Chinese language and culture.
Wang Anyi is one of contemporary China's most influential writers.
"Don't ask me where I came from; don't ask me where I am going…" this is a song written by San Mao...
Poetry is the earliest form of Chinese literature that originated from folk songs before the written Chinese language even existed.
When the internal and external conditions were ripe, a fully developed Chinese theater sprang to life, in the form of the Southern Drama.
The dramas of the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) are called Yuan Zaju, poetic dramas set to music. As a mature, high-class theatrical form, the Yuan Zaju is full of the characteristics of that period.
Chinese fiction went through marked transformations in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Although the subject matter was still about spirits and social anecdotes.
Four-, five- and seven-character poetry are the most common forms of Chinese traditional poetries. Of the three forms, four-character poetry came to being at the earliest time.
Dai Sijie is like a bridge. He connects the medium of literature with that of film; and at the same time he links up the world of China, where he was born and grew up, with that of France, where he attained fame, as both a novelist and a film director.