Mr Jao Ok
Jao Ok, whose courtesy name was ‘Chungou’ and art name, ‘Householder of Chun Garden’, graduated from the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law. He was a member of the South Society, the largest poetry and literature organisation during the late Qing dynasty and the early Republic of China. After he returned to Chaozhou, he vigorously promoted Chinese studies, with a focus on the building up of an archive on documents related to local townships.
The Collected Works of Jao Ok
Center of Chaoshan Cultural Studies, ed.
Hong Kong: Tin Ma Publishing Company Limited
Mr Jao Ok, a famous scholar of the day, dedicated his whole life to textology, and had a considerable oeuvre of publications. He was also proficient at writing poetry and prose, and published The Gazetteer of the Mountains of West Lake of Chaozhou and The Tianxiao Tower Collection.
Presented by The Story of Jao Tsung-i