“Wang Jingwei Poetry – Newly Edited: A Preliminary Exploration” by Chiu Kay Tang

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Prof. Chiu Kay Tang Professor Chiu Kay Tang, who authored the preface of Wang Jingwei Poetry – Newly Edited, is the first scholar to analyze Wang Jingwei’s poetry collection Shuangzhaolou shicigao using Wang’s handwritten manuscripts that are presented in the book. Professor Tang discussed his work in a video interview produced by the Wang Jingwei Irrevocable Trust on July 9, … Read More

“Nanshe Shihua” Authorship: Mystery Solved by Liang Jiyong

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Dr. Liang Jiyong The fourth volume of Wang Jingwei & Modern China—Wang Jingwei Nanshe Shihua, is the first publication of the “Nanshe Shihua” manuscript handwritten by Wang Jingwei under the name “Manzhao.” The text was originally serialized in newspaper columns in Nanhua Ribao (1930-31) and again in Zhonghua Ribao (1934). After a close study of the visible markings and overwriting … Read More

Wang Jingwei’s Pivotal Decision

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汪精衛前往河內之對話

On December 18, 1938, Wang Jingwei traveled from China to Hanoi with his family and a few close associates in order to advocate for peace with Japanese authorities as a person out of office while living overseas. Before leaving China, as Ho Mang Hang recalled, Wang’s nephew Wang Qi pleaded with him to reconsider. Even if the decision to negotiate … Read More

Preface to Wang Jingwei: His Life, Ideas and Beliefs by Wang Ke-wen

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In the preface to Wang Jingwei: His Life, Ideas and Beliefs, now posted in its entirety on Oriental History Review’s weixin, Professor Wang Ke-wen wrote that Wang Jingwei’s entire life should not be summarized and concluded as traitorious. Instead, Wang Jingwei: His Life, Ideas and Beliefs offers an opportunity for readers to face history with honesty. Professor Wang’s preface is the … Read More

“Theory Becomes Reality: Confirming Wang Jingwei and Manzhao were the Same Person” by William Wong

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In 2013, Dr. William Wong (retired head of the East Asian Library Collection at the University of California, Irvine) wrote an article in Mingpao Monthly proposing that Manzhao (the pseudonym used by the author of “Nanshe Shihua”) was, in fact, Wang Jingwei. Six years later, definitive evidence supporting Dr. Wong’s theory appeared with the publication of the handwritten manuscript in … Read More

The “Manzhao” in Wang Jingwei’s Poem

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Professor Yeung Yuk Fung confirmed that Nanshe Shihua’s author, though credited as Manzhao, was Wang Jingwei in the preface he wrote for the volume Wang Jingwei Nanshe Poetry. In addition, he pointed out that the Manzhao for whom Wang wrote a poem as an inscription for a painting  (see p. 96 in Wang Jingwei Poetry – Newly Edited of the … Read More