ⓘ Gao Lian (dramatist)
Gao Lian, was Chinese writer, dramatist and encyclopedist.
Gao Lian was born in Qiantang 钱塘 - date in Hangzhou. His courtesy name was Shenfu 深甫 and his alias was Ruinan 瑞南道人 Daoren. He is known, wrote plays Jiexiaoji 节孝记 and Yuzanji 玉簪记, "jade Hairpin". Of the two, he is best known for the latter, a romantic drama about a young impoverished scholar and a Taoist nun. The piece remains a classic of the theater of the Ming period in thirty-three scenes, some of which are still running today. In his discussion of mental illness, Xin ping successfully diagnosed the condition now known as bipolar disorder. Gao advised his readers to avoid abortion and show concern for the elderly and the physically weak. He proposed to attach himself to a major religious system or our inner emptiness will invite any physical disease. Gao suggests that he was a resident of the city and the famous West lake with its details. His work is a true treasure for early 17th century aesthetics and material culture such as garden architecture, tea culture and dwarf trees. The above items were additional examples of his overall aim at the maintenance of bodily health through the Quiet pleasures of human life
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- essentially a compendium, gathered from other existing sources, such as Gao Lian s Eight Treatises on the Nurturing of Life, for which Tu Long wrote a
- Dynasty Song Lian 1310 1381 Liu Bowen 1311 1375 Jiao Yu Gui Youguang 1506 1571 Yuan Hongdao 1568 1610 Xu Xiake 1586 1641 Gao Qi Zhang Dai Tu
- her most acclaimed works, including Love in a Fallen City Qing Cheng Zhi Lian 傾城之戀 and The Golden Cangue. Several short stories and novellas were collected