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Ts'ao Hsueh-Ch'in's "Dream of the Red Chamber"

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By (author) Zhang Xiugui
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc, Foster City, United States
Imprint: Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
Published: 21st Jan 1991
Dimensions: w 133mm h 209mm d 5mm
Weight: 107g
ISBN-10: 0822004186
ISBN-13: 9780822004189
Barcode No: 9780822004189
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature.

"CliffsNotes on Dream of the Red Chamber" explores China's best-known novel, a massive, sprawling story set during the Ching Dynasty, China's last feudal society.

Following the ups and downs of four leading aristocratic families, this study guide provides summaries and commentaries for each chapter within this wide-sweeping eighteenth-century novel. Other features that help you figure out this important work includeIntroduction to and historical background on the novelBackground on the authorsCharacter list and selected genealogiesCritical essays on the significance and limitations of the novelSuggested essay topicsSelected bibliography

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