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Wu Jingzi (
Wu Jingzi is the author of the famous satirical novel Rulin Waishi (External History of Confucian School), known in English as The Scholars.
Wu was born into a well-to-do family. His father Wu Linqi (吳霖起) was a
Wu's family may have had ties to the famous philosophers Yan Yuan (颜元) and Li Gong (李塨). The philosophers emphasized the importance of ritual in