The object of this research is the Chinese 'women's poetry' of the 1980s. The subject of the research is the literary and critical reception of the phenomenon of the Chinese women's poetry and specific 'gender' features of a number of the most brightest examples of poems written by female poets of that period.For the present time Russian sinology does not have special researches of the phenomenon of the Chinese women's poetry. This research introduces literary and critical researches on the women's poetry made by Chinese literary experts as well as new names and literary works of modern Chinese literature. As a result of the research, the author presents a literary and critical reception of the phenomenon of women's poetry based on the analysis of the poems written by Shu Ting, Yi Lei, Lu Yimin and some others. The researcher describes the following singular features of the Chinese 'women's poetry' of the 1980s: the confession-like narration, special focus on the images of the 'black night' and 'black color', the topics of gender relations, the meaning of woman's existence, loneliness and death.