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Ideal and actual in the story of the stone

Author: Dore Jesse Levy
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Levy explores the classic Chinese novel The Story of the Stone(also known as The Dream of the Red Chamber), illuminating the work by interpreting its four major themes: the inversion of traditional  Read more...

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Named Person: Xueqin Cao; Hsueh-ch'in Ts'ao; Xueqin Cao; Xueqin Cao; Xueqin Cao
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dore Jesse Levy
ISBN: 0231114060 9780231114066 0231114079 9780231114073
OCLC Number: 39905676
Description: xi, 213 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ideal and Actual, Real and Not-Real --
"Family Togetherness": Patterns of Authority and the Subversion of Family Structure --
Preexisting Conditions: Retributory Illness and the Limits of Medicine --
A World Arart: Poetry and Society in the Garden of Total Vision --
The Chiming of the Void: Poetry as a Vehicle to Enlightenment.
Responsibility: Dore J. Levy.
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Though intended as an introduction for first-time readers of the masterpiece, Levy's book also offers some insights of use to specialists. A readable contribution to English studies of Honglou meng. Read more...

 
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