Wen Tien-Hsiang

Wen T’ien-Hsiang

 

or Wen Shan. Born 1236; died 1282. Chinese literary figure and general.

Wen T’ien-hsiang fought heroically with the Mongols and was captured and executed for refusing to serve his enemies. His well-known poem Song to My Unbending Spirit is full of fervent patriotism. He wrote many poems and love songs.

REFERENCE

Alekseev, V. M.“ ’Pesn’ moemu priamomu dukhu’ kitaiskogo patriota 13 v. Ven’ Tian’-siana.” Tr. Voennogo in-ta inostrannykh iazykov, 1946, no. 2.
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Taiwanese film critic Wen Tien-hsiang said that even if some Oscar-nominated films did not do well with Chinese-speaking audiences during the New Year holiday period, scoring big on Oscar night would help to guarantee them substantial audiences later.