Liu Mengmei

Liu Mengmei

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Liu Mengmei is the main fictionalized character within Tang Xianzu's play The Peony Pavilion, "Liu" meaning 'willow' and "Mengmei" 'dream of plum'. Mengmei was a descendant to the reputed poet Liu Zongyuan, Prefect of Liuzhou during the Tang Dynasty period, and would be born into a family branch present within the District of Longnan. His father respectively held the title of Doctor-at-Large; his mother: Lady of the County. Having been orphaned at an early age and taken into the care of a gardener by the name of Camelback Guo, Mengmei rose from his place of residence by mid-adulthood, resolved to reach the capital prefecture of Guangzhou and complete the secondary examinations for political office.
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  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 213g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136340771
  • 9786136340777