Guō Mòruò 1892-1978

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Chinese writer and scholar. He received his higher education in Japan. He co-founded the Creation Society, which promoted a romantic style of writing. His love stories and experiments in free verse, particularly his poetry collection The Goddesses (1921), won immediate popularity. He wrote several historical plays, notably Chu Yuan (1942), about the dissident poet of the 4th-century B.C. Guo, an avowed Marxist, was appointed to numerous positions of importance after 1949, including that of president othe Chinese Academy of Sciences.

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