Zhuanji Wenxue Digital Archive

An essential biographic reference source for key figures in China

Zhuanji Wenxue (傳記文學, Biography Literature Magazine) is an essential biographical reference source for important figures in the Republic of China. Established in 1962 by Liu Shou Tong, the journal set out to preserve the history of the Republic of China by commemorating the nation’s people of distinction and is known for its first-person accounts by famous people, articles by those who crossed paths with historical figures, and eyewitness reports of significant events. Turn to Zhuanji Wenxue to learn about the political and military leaders, prominent officials, scholars, celebrities, heads of secret societies, spies, renowned actors, and common people that made the Republic of China what it is today.

Zhuanji Wenxue

Key Stats

  • Archive: 1962-present
  • Language: Traditional Chinese with Chinese (traditional and simplified) and English interface
  • Format: Full text and full image
  • Producer: United Digital Publications
  • Platform: UDP Taiwan Academic Classics (download user guide)

About the Archive

Produced by United Digital Publications of Taiwan, formerly known as Greatman Knowledge Management Group, the Zhuanji Wenxue digital archive is a treasure trove of historical materials on modern China. The archive includes all issues of the journal (1962-present) and has a searchable archive of more than 20,000 articles and growing. New content is added continuously, including autobiographies, biographies, diaries, handwritten letters, oral history, and more.

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