Yuan Jing (writer)
Yuan Jing (1914 – 29 July 1999), born Yuan Xingzhuang, was a Chinese fiction writer, best known for her wartime novel Daughters and Sons (1949, co-authored with her then-husband Kong Jue), which was adapted into a successful 1951 film.
|Born||Yuan Xingzhuang (袁行莊)|
|Died||29 July 1999 (aged 84–85)|
|Notable work||Daughters and Sons (1949, co-authored with Kong Jue)|
Yuan Jing joined the Communist Party of China in 1935 and went to Yan'an during the Second Sino-Japanese War where she began to write in several genres. During the Korean War she went to Korea as a journalist. Attacked during the Cultural Revolution, she resumed her writing in the 1980s, focusing on children's literature.
Works translated to EnglishEdit
|Year||Chinese title||Translated English title||Translator(s)|
|1949||新儿女英雄传 (co-authored with Kong Jue)||Daughters and Sons||Sidney Shapiro|
|1958||小黑马的故事||The Story of Little Black Horse||Nieh Wen-chuan|
- Zhang Shuying (张淑英) (1999-08-03). "作家袁静永别读者" [Author Yuan Jing Departs Her Readers Forever]. Guangming Daily (in Chinese).
- McDougall, Bonnie S.; Louie, Kam (1997). The Literature of China in the Twentieth Century. Columbia University Press. pp. 240–1. ISBN 0-231-11084-7.
- Su Lipeng (苏莉鹏) (2010-10-27). "烟台道43号袁静旧居" [43 Yantai Way, Yuan Jing's Former Residence]. Metro Express (in Chinese).
- Yuan Jing; Kong Jue. Daughters and Sons. Translated by Sidney Shapiro. Foreign Languages Press.
- Yuan Ching. The Story of Little Black Horse. Translated by Nieh Wen-chuan. Foreign Languages Press.