An outstanding development in this period is the practice of writing poetry as autobiography, as the record of a life story. We will discuss the life-long collection of over 1000 poems by an eighteenth-century woman poet to illustrate her poetic self-construction.
Fong, G., & Cai, Z. (2023, Feb 21). Poetic Theory and Practice in the Ming and Qing Dynasties: Poetry as autobiography . In How to read Chinese poetry podcast. Hong Kong: Lingnan University. Retrieved from https://commons.ln.edu.hk/poetry_podcast/56/