Liang Yuchun (Liang Yü-chun) 1906-1932

Born in Fujian province and began writing prose and translating English literature while studying at Peking University. He taught English at Jinan University in Shanghai until he died, tragically young, of scarlet fever. He published two volumes of essays—Chunlao ji [Spring wine] and Lei yu xiao [Tears and laughter]—and some translations from English, and was an influential writer noted for his imaginative style and cynical outlook on life. His work was heavily influenced by the English essay.