Hall of Fame

Fulbright Year
1964-1965
1969-1970

Yu Kwang-chung
余光中

Emeritus Professor, National Sun Yat-sen University
Writer, Poet, Educator and Critic

Yu Kwang-chung published 19 poetry collections and 12 prose collections. His works often focus on four fundamental aspects of literature, namely poetry, prose, translation, and commentary. Among writers using Chinese, Yu Kwang-chung became well-received to readers by showing innovative humour in his essays, exhibiting with in his appreciations, and evincing his understanding of humanistic culture in his poetry.