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The red chamber by Pauline Chen

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women,
  • Female friendship,
  • Fiction,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPauline Chen
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3603.H4553 R43 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25223547M
ISBN 109780307701572
LC Control Number2012005050

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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. Dream of the Red Chamber is an 18th-century novel written by Cao Zhan that is generally considered to be the greatest novel of Chinese literature. It details the decline of the Jia family as it blends realism and romance, psychological motivation and fate, and daily life and supernatural occurrences.   A performance of Dream of the Red Chamber at the Cairo Opera House in The book was written in dribs and drabs: each new chapter circulated among family and friends, often in exchange for a. Contains 'The Importance of the Artist for Understanding Chinese Society in Ch'ing Times~Some Anthropological Comments' by Klaus-Peter Koepping & Riddle, Theme and Authorship in the Red Chamber Dream: New Discoveries' by Lam Lai Sing Light soiling/markings/foxing to covers, edges, and occasionally throughout.