LI Qingzhao (Lǐ Qīngzhào 李清照)

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Li Qingzhao is considered to be China’s foremost woman poet. She wrote during the Song dynasty; only a hundred of her poems have survived.

Considered to be the foremost of women poets in China, Li Qingzhao was born in the city of Jinan in the province of Shandong. Her family belonged to the upper echelons of northern Song dynasty (960–1279) society, and she likely had made a name for herself as a….

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