Zhong Wang, known as Rongfu (courtesy name), was born in Jiangsu, China. Wang is a renowned litterateur and historian during the era of the Qianlong Emperor (1711-1799). Wang is interested in classics, history and philosophy. He is an expert of Mozi’s philosophy (Mozi, ca. 470 BC – ca. 391 BC, a Chinese philosopher at early Warring States Period) and excelled at research on classics. His style of research is categorized as “Yangzhou School” (an academic school originated from Yanwu Gu (1613-1682)). He also specialized in parallel prose. His work, “Ai Yan Chuan Wen” was highly praised by Shijun Huang (1696-1773, a well-known scholar specializing in calligraphy, poetry and history).