Cao Xueqin

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Chinese

Description

Cáo Xuěqín ([tsʰǎu ɕɥètɕʰǐn]; Chinese: 曹雪芹); (1715 or 1724 – 1763 or 1764) was a Chinese writer during the Qing dynasty. He is best known as the author of Dream of the Red Chamber, one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature. His given name was Cáo Zhān (曹霑) and his courtesy name was Mèngruǎn (simplified Chinese: 梦阮; traditional Chinese: 夢阮).

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The best books of all time by Cao Xueqin

  1. 396 . Dream of the Red Chamber by Cao Xueqin

    Dream of the Red Chamber is a masterpiece of Chinese vernacular literature and one of China's Four Great Classical Novels. The novel was composed some time in the middle of the 18th century during ...