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Articles by Andrew Plaks
Leaving the Garden
NLR 47, September-October 2007, pp. 109-129in
Subjects: China , Literature
Cao Xueqin’s monumental 18th-century novel Honglou Meng—Dream of the Red Chamber—is an undisputed masterwork of world literature. Andrew Plaks on the resonant imagery and dense interweaving of literary and philosophical motifs in a paradoxical Bildungsroman of decline.Read this article or download a PDF file
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