The Legend of Mulan

Updated February 23, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

The Question:

The Disney movie Mulan is supposed to be based on an ancient epic legend. Where can I read that legend in its original context, but in English?

The Answer:

Follow this link to the Ode of Mulan, in which the character first appeared. This poem served as the basis for the novel, which was written during the late Ming Dynasty.

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