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Luo Guanzhong (traditional Chinese: 羅貫中; simplified Chinese: 罗贯中; pinyin: Luó Guànzhōng; Wade-Giles: Lo Kuan-chung, c. Pinyin, more formally Hanyu pinyin, is the most common Standard Mandarin Romanization system in use Wade-Giles (ˌweɪdˈʤaɪlz) sometimes abbreviated Wade, is a Romanization system (phonetic notation and Transcription) for the Mandarin 1330-1400), born Luo Ben (罗本), was a Chinese author attributed with writing Romance of the Three Kingdoms and editing Water Margin, two of the most revered adventure epics in Chinese literature. Chinese literature extends back thousands of years from the earliest recorded dynastic court Archives to the mature fictional Novel that arose during the Ming Dynasty Romance of the Three Kingdoms ( written by Luo Guanzhong in the 14th century, is a Chinese Historical novel based upon events in Water Margin ( (also Outlaws of the Marsh, All Men Are Brothers or The Marshes of Mount Liang) is one of the Four Great Classical Novels An epic is a lengthy Narrative poem, ordinarily concerning a serious subject containing details of heroic deeds and events significant to a culture or nation Chinese literature extends back thousands of years from the earliest recorded dynastic court Archives to the mature fictional Novel that arose during the Ming Dynasty
Luo Guanzhong is confirmed to have lived in the end of Yuan Dynasty and early Ming Dynasty by the contemporary record by Jia Zhongming (賈仲明), who met him in 1364. It tells that he was from Taiyuan, while literary historians suggests other possibilities about his home, including Hangzhou and Jiangnan. Taiyuan ( lit "Great Plains" is a Prefecture-level city and the capital of Shanxi province China. ( Postal map spelling: Hangchow) is a Sub-provincial city located in the Yangtze River Delta in the People's Republic of China, Jiangnan or Jiang Nan ( sometimes spelled Kiang-nan) is a geographic area in China referring to lands immediately to the south of the lower reaches of According to Meng Fanren (孟繁仁), Luo Guanzhong can be identified in the pedigree of the Luo family, and Taiyuan is most likely his home town.
Literary historians are not certain Shi Naian (see #Works) and Luo Guangzhong are the same person, or if the name was used as a pseudonym by the editor of Water Margin who did not want to be associated with any anti-government themes that might be found in this work. Shi Naian ( ca 1296—1372 was a classical Chinese author attributed as the first compiler of Water Margin from Suzhou. A pseudonym is a fictitious alternative to a person's legal name (see Alias)
The stories of Romance of the Three Kingdoms and Water Margin are presumed to have been developed by storytellers. The first editor who assembled Water Margin is thought to be Shi Naian, while Luo Guanzhong the secondary editor who brought it to the current form of 100 chapters. Shi Naian ( ca 1296—1372 was a classical Chinese author attributed as the first compiler of Water Margin from Suzhou. Luo Guanzhong is attributed with Romance of the Three Kingdoms as the editor, although it is suggested that Shi Naian may also possibly be the editor.
Pingyao Zhuan (平妖傳) is a ghost story written by Luo Guanzhong with 20 chapters, developed from the original pieces of storytelling based on a rebellion at the end of Northern Song Dynasty, and later enlarged by Feng Menglong (馮夢龍) into 40 chapters. The Song Dynasty ( Wade-Giles: Sung Ch'ao was a ruling dynasty in China between 960&ndash1279 CE it succeeded the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Can Tang Wudai Shi Yanzhuan (殘唐五代史演義傳) is a chronicle of the end of the Tang Dynasty and the following Five Dynasties period, a compilation of storytelling pices based on the rebel of Zhu Wen. Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms ( 907-960 was an era of political upheaval in China, beginning in the Tang Dynasty and ending in the Song Dynasty. Zhu Quanzhong 朱全忠 originally named Zhu Wen 朱温 (852&ndash912 was a Jiedushi (節度使 military governor at the end of the Tang dynasty.