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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Keith McMahon Abstract The brothel and the local yamen are the two main institutions around which life revolves in the 1848 novel Fengyue meng 風月夢 (Seductive Dreams) by an anonymous author. Loan-sharking, squeeze, and extortion are the most prominent ways besides prostitution of making a living in...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 129–159.
Published: 01 April 2017
... inserting qing , asserting that form is passion ( se ji shi qing 色即是情). With this, the linear binary becomes three-dimensional. This is the Stone' s most critical and remarkable invention, and the novel does it by building on the yinshu tradition. 1. Yisu, Honglou meng juan , 382 . 2...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 412–431.
Published: 01 November 2019
... (Outlaws of the Marsh) and Honglou meng 紅樓夢 (Dream of the Red Chamber). Among other things, Jinghua yuan' s travelogue offers a dazzling display of qi 奇 (uncanny) and guai 怪 (strange) ingredients. In the context of traditional Chinese notions of fictionality, one may well consider Tang Ao's voyage...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 411–437.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., which was my first foray in the complicated world of hongxue 紅學 (redology), a robust academic subfield dedicated to the Qing dynasty novel Honglou meng 紅樓夢 (Dream of the Red Chamber). When I began my research in 2010, I found that many scholars in this subfield had become frustrated by the lack of...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 335–356.
Published: 01 November 2016
... opera singer patronized by the well-to-do Jia family in Honglou meng 紅樓夢 (Dream of the Red Chamber). Trained for the stage, she complains that the wealthy and powerful Jia family is in fact a prison depriving her of freedom. 8 Ah Q is one of the most popular characters created by Lu Xun 魯迅 (1881...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., “the symbolic center of the novel's Confucian world” who consistently nurtures the “Confucian superman” Suchen with orthodox Confucian guidance. 6 The most well-known example from fiction for women during the mid-Qing is probably the talented and virtuous Xue Baochai 薛寶釵 in Honglou meng 紅樓夢 (Dream...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 April 2018
... subjects. These novels, especially the masterpieces Xiyou ji 西遊記 (The Journey to the West), Jin Ping Mei 金瓶梅 (The Plum in the Golden Vase), Honglou meng 紅樓夢 (The Dream of the Red Chamber), and Rulin waishi 儒林外史 (The Unofficial History of the Scholars), enriched the literary expressiveness of the...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 April 2016
... the analysis of military exploits, this event has become known as one of the most successful risks ever taken in Chinese history. The instrument with which Zhuge Liang was able to repel 150,000 enemy soldiers is called the “ancient qin .” 37. Cao, Honglou meng , 1215 . 38. Ibid. 39...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 179–185.
Published: 01 November 2018
... method to the study of eighteenth-century literature by uncovering obscure literary allusions used in poems and by determining identities and relationships of people in the social circle of Cao Xueqin 曹雪芹 (c. 1715–63), author of the celebrated novel Dream of the Red Chamber ( Honglou meng 紅樓夢). In...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (1): 207–248.
Published: 01 April 2015
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 175–202.
Published: 01 April 2016
... reading text, the Yuanqu xuan quickly supplanted all earlier late Ming editions of Yuan drama. Attempts to cash in on this market by other editors failed. 6 The Yuanqu xuan continued to be avidly read throughout the Qing dynasty. As we learn from the Honglou meng 紅樓夢 (Dream of the Red Chamber) in...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 235–267.
Published: 01 November 2020
... applied some of the tools of philological analysis developed by classical scholars to Buddhist scriptures, and even to the study of the natural world. 23 In the area of vernacular literature, he anticipated his great-grandson Yu Pingbo's 俞平伯 (1900–1990) interest in Honglou meng 紅樓夢 (Dream of the Red...