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Chinese Literature

Here we collected the famous China's Men of Letters based on different times and different dynasties, and hope you can enjoy the artistic works of China with the author's mind better.

The history of Chinese Literary Works could be dated back to thousands of years ago. From the earliest recorded dynastic court archives to the moderen literary works. Chinese is a treasure-house of spendid literary works. Meanwhile, the spread of the literay works were really promoted by the woodblock printing during the Tang Dynasty (618–907) and the invention of movable type printing by Bi Sheng (990–1051) during the Song Dynasty (960–1279).

During the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770-256 BCE), there is a wealth of early Chinese literature dating from the Hundred Schools of Thought, of which the most important are the Classics of Confucianism, of Daoism, of Mohism, of Legalism, as well as works of military science and Chinese history.