The Ninth Year of Yonghe: Joining the Orchid Pavilion Gathering
By Liu Mo  Publisher: People's Fine Arts Publishing House Co., Ltd.
Paper Back
2023-12-01 | ISBN: 978-7-102-09265-2
Rights Manager: Jin Shan

This series spans 22 chapters across two volumes.

It is about 360,000 words long and contains 216 illustrations. The series immerses readers in the life and milieu of Wang Xizhi, delving into his familial connections, social circle, and the historical backdrop against which the famous Preface to the Orchid Pavilion Gathering was penned. It transports readers deep into the heart of the Eastern Jin Dynasty, a period characterized by aristocratic rule. Offering a fresh lens through which to view Wang Xizhi, this series explores his familial lineage, dissects his thoughts, and illuminates his effortless grace. Through this captivating exploration of his calligraphy, readers will also uncover the irresistible allure of the Wei and Jin dynasties.