Zhu Xiang (Chu Hsiang) 1904-1933

A modern poet and critic of some renown, and a pioneer in the translation of Western literature into Chinese. He was born in Anhui and graduated from Qinghua University. He received further education in the US, at Lawrence University and the University of Chicago, and in 1930 returned to China to teach at Anhui University. Two years later he resigned and began to lead an itinerant life. In 1933 he drowned himself in the Yangtze River. His poetry collections include Xiatian [Summer], Cao mang ji [Wilderness] and Shi men ji [Stone gate].