Zhu Xiang (Chu Hsiang) 1904-1933

Born in 1904, was a member of the Crescent Moon Society (Xinyuepai s묣) of poetry, and a pioneer in the translation of Western literature into Chinese. After his graduation from Tsinghua University, he received further education in the United States, at Lawrence University and the University of Chicago. In 1930 he returned to China and took up a teaching post at Anhui University. His resignation two years later was followed by an itinerant life which ended on 5 December 1933, when he drowned himself in the Yangtze River.

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