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Zhou Bangyan

Author, Chinese
Zhou Bangyan (1056-1121), also known as Chou Pang-yen, was a Song-dynasty poet. In 1083, after presenting a rhymed prose fu to the throne, he was appointed to the position of Chief of Learning in the National Academy. He is known as one of the most important poets of the ci song lyric; he also wrote shi poetry and prose.