Gui Youguang, Chinese Writer

Scholars of the period

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Gui Youguang
  • Also known as: Xi Fu, Zhenchuan, Kai Fu, and Xiang Jisheng
  • Dates: 1506-1571
  • Place: China
  • Language: Chinese
  • Who he was: Chinese writer best known for his xiaopin, a genre of short non-fictional essays on almost any topic; his include "My Mother: A Brief Life" and "The Xiangji Studio"

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