Timothy Wai Keung CHAN

Zhuo Wenjun, the wife of Sima Xiangru. Their marriage, after her widowhood, was considered scandalous.

Sima Xiangru was the greatest writer of fu ? (rhapsody) in Chinese literary history. His fu became a model for emulation but also a target of criticism. His critics included Confucians who feared that the “healthy” content in his literature is overshadowed by excessively ornate depiction of scenes and objects.

Sima Xiangru (byname Zhangqing)

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:27-05:00January 22nd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Biography, History, Arts, and Culture|Comments Off on SIMA Xiangru (Sīmǎ Xiàngrú 司马相如)|Sīmǎ Xiàngrú 司马相如 (SIMA Xiangru)

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