The True Story of the Empress Dowager: An Insider's Account

The True Story of the Empress Dowager An Insider s Account Der Ling became the First lady in waiting to Empress Dowager Cixi as well as a translator and was highly trusted by the Empress Dowager to share many memories and opinions with her In this fascinati

  • Title: The True Story of the Empress Dowager: An Insider's Account
  • Author: Der Ling
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  • Page: 350
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  • Der Ling became the First lady in waiting to Empress Dowager Cixi, as well as a translator, and was highly trusted by the Empress Dowager to share many memories and opinions with her.In this fascinating story, Der Ling reveals the history and true story behind the character of the Empress Dowager Cixi not the monster of depravity depicted in the popular press but an agiDer Ling became the First lady in waiting to Empress Dowager Cixi, as well as a translator, and was highly trusted by the Empress Dowager to share many memories and opinions with her.In this fascinating story, Der Ling reveals the history and true story behind the character of the Empress Dowager Cixi not the monster of depravity depicted in the popular press but an aging woman who loved beautiful things and had many regrets about the past.Originally published as Old Buddha this thoughtful and well written account reveals the tragic story of the end of the Qing Dynasty, compassionately and truthful told through the articulate writing of a trusted friend.

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    • Der Ling

      Princess Der Ling Chinese , pinyin D L ng 1885 1944 was a Han bannerwoman, the daughter of Yu Keng Yu Keng was a member of the Hanjun Plain White Banner Corps and according to his daughter was a Lord This is of some doubt After serving as Chinese minister to Japan he was appointed minister to the French Third Republic for four years in 1899 He was known for his progressive, reformist views, as well as for his unvarying support of the Empress Dowager Cixi In 1905, Yukeng died in Shanghai YuKeng s story is retold in the movie Dai noi kwan ying.Yu Keng s daughters Der Ling and Rong Ling 1882 1973, the future Madame Dan Paochao of Beijing therefore got a western education, having studied dance in Paris with Isadora Duncan.Upon return from France, Der Ling became the First lady in waiting to Empress Dowager Cixi, as well as a translator She stayed at court until March 1905 In 1907, Der Ling married Thaddeus C White, an American Der Ling had a brother, Xunling ca 1880 1943 , who studied photography in France and later took the only photographs of Empress Dowager Cixi still in existence 1 Using the title of princess, which would create controversy for her in both China and the United States in the future, Der Ling wrote down her unique experience in court in her memoirs Two Years in the Forbidden City, which were published in 1911, and wrote about the experience through her next seven books Two Years gives historical insights into life at court and Der Ling s service to the Dowager Empress, essentially a world that has disappeared.

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