77 years ago today, Xiao Hong, one of the four talented woman in the Republic of China, died in Hong Kong at the age of 31. The talented writer, highly praised by Lu Xun, began writing at 21, and she wrote more than 1 million words over 10 years. She was known for “The Field of Life and Death” and “Tales of Hulan River”. In 1999, director Tian Qinxin adapted “The Field of Life and Death” into a play, which received extensive attention. This year also happens to be the 20th anniversary of the play. We invited director Tian to talk about the life of this legendary female writer.
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民國才女蕭紅的傳奇一生 The legend of Xiao Hong: a Talented Woman of the Republic of China