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masks of fiction in Dream of the red chamber

Lucien Miller

masks of fiction in Dream of the red chamber

myth, mimesis, and persona

by Lucien Miller

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Published by Published for the Association for Asian Studies by The University of Arizona Press in Tucson, Ariz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cao, Xueqin, -- ca. 1717-1763

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLucien Miller.
    SeriesAssociation for Asian Studies. Monographs -- no. 28, Monographs of the Association for Asian Studies -- no. 28
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 345 p.
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22059428M

    Title: Hung Lou Meng; Or, the Dream of the Red Chamber, a Chinese Novel Contributors: Hseh-Chin Tsao, Xueqin Cao, Publisher: General Books LLC Published: ISBN: See this edition on Google Books. For more than a century and a half, Dream of the Red Chamber has been recognized in China as the greatest of its novels, a Chinese Romeo-and-Juliet love story and a portrait of one of the world's More.

    The Dream of the Red Chamber (also known as The Story of the Stone) is one of the Four Great Classical Novels of China, and considered the greatest of them 40 main characters and some minor characters tell the fortunes of the Chia family; the book details mainly the life of Chia Pao-yü, the heir apparent, who is described as very intelligent, but also as carefree and self. 76 quotes from Xueqin Cao: 'The cunning waste their pains; The wise men vex their brains; But the simpleton, who seeks no gains, With belly full, he wanders free As drifting boat upon the sea.', 'Truth becomes fiction when the fiction's true; Real becomes not-real where the unreal's real.', and 'Truth becomes fiction when the fiction's true.

      Dream of the Red Chamber, also called The Story of the Stone, composed by Cao Xueqin, is one of China's Four Great Classical Novels. It was written sometime in the middle of the 18th century during the Qing Dynasty. Long considered a masterpiece of Chinese literature, the novel is generally acknowledged to be the pinnacle of Chinese : Dream of the Red Chamber, written in the 18th century in China, is a book for people who have a particular interest in Chinese culture. For those of thus who do, we are grateful to have it available. But for a person just looking for a diverting read, not so much/5(28).


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