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Both artists practiced at a time when Chinese gentry-intellectuals alienated from Mongol rule sought refuge in the literati life far from court, consoled in exile by their predecessors and the melancholy mood-echoes in nature.
Detroit’s Broadside Press, led by the poet Dudley Randall, became a nationwide outlet for the black literati.
Wharton contributed to it along with other European literati and wrote for another anthology, The Queen’s Gift Book.
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First Known Use: 1620See Words from the same year
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