Sep 25, 2011

Lu Xun Google Doodle

Google celebrates the 130th birthday of Lu Xun. 

Top 5 facts about Lu Xun:

1. Lu Xun was born on September 25, 1881. He died on October 19, 1936. 

2. Lu Xun is one of the major Chinese writers of the 20th century and he was the founder of modern Chinese literature;

3. Lu Xun was a short story writer, editor, translator, critic, essayist and poet;

4. In the 1930s he became the titular head of the Chinese League of the Left-Wing Writers in Shanghai;

5. Mao Zedong himself was a lifelong admirer of Lu Xun's works. (Wikipedia)
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