LAO She (Lǎo Shě 老舍)


Drawing of a man being transported in a rickshaw, from the ancient painting manual The Book of Jen Wu. One of Lao She’s best known novels, Rickshaw Boy, portrays the tragic life of a Beijing rickshaw puller.

Lao She was the penname of Shu Qingchun, a writer of humorous novels, short stories, and plays that praise the Communist Chinese regime.

Shu Qingchun, who wrote under the pen name Lao She, was….

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