Dream of the Red Chamber 紅樓夢

A novel by 曹雪芹 Cao Xueqin c. 1715-1763, one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature


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English translations

  • Cao Xueqin 1892-3, Hung Lou Mêng: Or, The Dream of the Red Chamber; a Chinese Novel, tr. by H Bencraft Joly, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Yokohama, and Singapore: Kelly & Walsh, Books 1 and 2.
  • Cao Xueqin 1958, The Dream of the Red Chamber, tr. by Franz Kuhn, Patheon Books.
  • Cao Xueqin 1958, Dream of the Red Chamber, tr. by Chi-Chen Wang, New York: Doubleday Anchor.
  • Cao Xueqin 1994, A Dream of Red Mansions, tr. by Hgo Kao, Foreign Languages Press, 3 volumes.
  • Cao Xueqin 2012, The Red Chamber, tr. by Pauline Chen, Little, Brown Book Group.
  • Discussion

    1. Wei, Shang. 2010. “The Literati Era and Its Demise (1723–1840),” in The Cambridge History of Chinese Literature: From 1375, edited by Kang-i Sun Chang and Stephen Owen, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 282-291.

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