SU XUELIN (1897—1999)
SU XUELIN (1897—1999). Fiction and prose writer. Educated in Beijing and France, Su Xuelin spent the last 47 years of her life in Taiwan. Su had a long list of publications, mostly scholarly work on classical and modern Chinese literature. Her creative writings include Lütian (The Green Sky), a collection of essays, Ji xin (The Thorn Heart), an autobiographical novel, and Chantui ji (Cicada’s Exuviae), a collection of historical tales. Her critical essays on her contemporaries such as Lu Xun, Yu Dafu, Lu Yin, Xu Zhimo, Bing Xin, and many others offer unique perspectives into their lives and their works. See also MAY FOURTH MOVEMENT; WOMEN.