|Family name (姓氏):||徐 Xú|
|Given name (名):||章垿 Zhāngxù|
|Courtesy names (字):||槱森 Yǒusēn,|
later 志摩 Zhìmó
Xu Zhimo (Chinese: 徐志摩; pinyin: Xú Zhìmó; Wade-Giles: Hsü Chih-mo, January 15, 1897—November 19, 1931) was an early 20th century Chinese poet. 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 Events 588 BC - Nebuchadrezzar II of Babylon lays siege to Jerusalem under Zedekiah 's reign Year 1897 ( MDCCCXCVII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Events 1095 - The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land Year 1931 ( MCMXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The twentieth century of the Common Era began on China ( Wade-Giles ( Mandarin) Chung¹kuo² is a cultural region, an ancient Civilization, and depending on perspective a National A poet is a person who writes Poetry. Etymology From the Ancient greek: ποιέω, poieō: "I make or compose" He was given the name of Zhangxu (章垿) and the courtesy name of Yousen (槱森). A Chinese style name, sometimes also known as a courtesy name ( zì) is a given name to be used later in life He later changed his courtesy name to Zhimo (志摩).
He is romanticized as pursuing love, freedom, and beauty all his life (from the words of Hu Shi). Hu Shih ( 17 December 1891 — 24 February 1962 born Hu Hung-hsing (胡洪騂 Hu Hongxing was a Chinese philosopher and Essayist He promoted the form of modern Chinese poetry, and therefore made tremendous contributions to modern Chinese literature. Chinese Poetry is the most highly regarded literary genre in China. 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
Xu was born in Haining, Zhejiang. Haining ( Chinese 海宁市 is a county-level city in Zhejiang Province, China, and under the jurisdiction of Jiaxing. In 1918, after studying at Peking University, he traveled to the United States to study history in Clark University. Peking University ( of Beijing, colloquially known in Chinese as Beida (北大 Běidà) is the first formally established university and the first The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Clark University is a private University and Liberal arts college in Worcester Massachusetts. Shortly afterwards, he transferred to Columbia University in New York to study economics and politics in 1919. Columbia University is a private University in the United States and a member of the Ivy League. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous Finding the States "intolerable", he left in 1920 to study at King's College, Cambridge in England, where he fell in love with English romantic poetry like that of Keats and Shelley, and was also influenced by the French romantic and symbolist poets, some of whose works he translated into Chinese. King's College Cambridge is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Romanticism is a complex artistic literary and intellectual movement that originated in the second half of the 18th century in Western Europe, and gained strength during the Percy Bysshe Shelley (August 4 1792 – July 8 1822 ˈpɝːsɪ ˈbɪʃ ˈʃɛlɪ was one of the major English Romantic poets and is widely considered to be among Symbolism was a late nineteenth-century Art movement of French and Belgian origin in poetry and other arts In 1922 he went back to China and became a leader of the modern poetry movement. China ( Wade-Giles ( Mandarin) Chung¹kuo² is a cultural region, an ancient Civilization, and depending on perspective a National
When the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore visited China, Xu Zhimo played the part of oral interpreter. Like the Bengali language, Bengali poetry traces its lineage to Pāli and other Prakrit socio-cultural traditions Xu's literary ideology was mostly pro-western, and pro-vernacular. Spoken Chinese ( comprises many regional variants the largest of which are Mandarin, Wu, Cantonese, and Min. He was one of the first Chinese writers to successfully naturalize Western romantic forms into modern Chinese poetry. He worked as an editor and professor at several schools before dying in a plane crash on November 19, 1931 in Jinan, Shandong while flying from Nanjing to Beijing. Events 1095 - The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land Year 1931 ( MCMXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Jinan ( in some literatures the pinyin without tones is given as Ji'nan, to disambiguate from a possible misreading as Jin'an is a Sub-provincial city ( Chinese: 南京 Romanizations Nánjīng ( Pinyin) Nan-ching ( Wade-Giles He left behind four collections of verse and several volumes of translations from various languages.