World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Xie Bingying

Article Id: WHEBN0003322252
Reproduction Date:

Title: Xie Bingying  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Changsha Normal University
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Xie Bingying

Xie Bingying (simplified Chinese: 谢冰莹; traditional Chinese: 謝冰瑩; pinyin: Xiè Bīngyíng; Wade–Giles: Hsieh Ping-ying; September 5, 1906 – January 5, 2000) was a Chinese soldier and writer born in Loudi, Hunan.

Xie was one of the first female soldiers in modern history, and participated in the Northern Expedition. Her literary reputation started with her military diaries. She was arrested in Japan for resistance activities in 1935. In 1948 she moved to Taiwan to escape the coming communist rule, and became a professor at the National Taiwan Normal University. In 1974 she emigrated to the United States.

Main works

  • Girl Rebel: the autobiography of Hsieh Pingying, with extracts from her new war diaries (Adet and Anor Lin), Da Capo Press, New York, 1940
  • Autobiography of a Chinese Girl: a genuine autobiography (Tsui Chi), G. Allen & Unwin, London, 1943
  • A Woman Soldier's Story: The Autobiography of Xie Bingying,translated by Lily Chia Brissman and Barry Brissman, Columbia University Press, New York, 2001.


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.