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Li Qunyu

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  Li Qunyu(808~862),is one of the most important poets in the late Tang Dynasty. He made friends with the men of letters and politicians influential at that time including Du Mu ,Fang Gan, Pei Xiu, Ling Hutao,Duan Chengshi and so on. He was spoken highly of by Pei Xiu, a prime minister at the time and worked as an officer with his recommendation. However, he quitted his job soon because of the conflict between his ideal and social reality and the cruel and complicated political environment. He is famous for his poems which are now all included in the Poems Collection of Li Qunyu. His poems produced certain influence on the society at that time.