How to Read Chinese Poetry Podcast
 

Streaming Media

Additional Streaming Media

Document Type

Pre-Qin Times

Publication Date

10-4-2022

Abstract

This episode tells the stories of two Daoist nuns, Li Ye, who became a palace woman, and Yu Xuanji, who became a courtesan. Both left behind highly regarded poems but lost their lives to execution. The episode explores the perception of literary talent as it intersects with femininity.

Episode

Episode 36

Language

English

Recommended Citation

Samei, M. B., & Cai, Z. (2022, Oct 4). Women and Poetry in the Tang Dynasty: A traitor and a murderess: the poetic nuns Li Ye and Yu Xuanji [36]. In How to read Chinese poetry podcast. Hong Kong: Lingnan University. Retrieved from https://commons.ln.edu.hk/poetry_podcast/36/

Share

COinS