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Li Shangyin Biography and Poems

Li Shangyin Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Li Shangyin, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Shangyin, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Shangyin, Li

Li Shangyin (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: Li Shangyin, ca. 813–858), courtesy name Yishan, was a Chinese poet of the late Tang Dynasty, born in Henei (now Qinyang, Henan). Along with Li He, he was much admired and "rediscovered" in the 20th century by the young Chinese writers for the imagist quality of his poems. He is particularly famous for his tantalizing "no title" poems.. Chinese poet of the late Tang Dynasty

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