Illustrated interpretation of the famous Chinese classic Dream of Red Chamber.
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Artist Linda Ching's interpretation of Cao Xueqin's Dream of Red Chamber includes translations of the epic's prose and poetry by Yang Xian-yi and Gladys Yang. Photographed and researched extensively in China, Story of the Stone is a wonderful introduction to China's great literary masterpiece.From the Back Cover:
Story of the Stone defines the critical framework of what is often called China's greatest novel, Dream of Red Chamber by 18th century author Cao Xueqin. The first five introductory chapters of the epic have been exquisitely illustrated and interpreted by award-winning author/photographer Linda Ching. These magnificent photographs magically recapture a rich period of history that is all but a dream today.
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Book Description Indiana University Press. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Bookseller Inventory # G0253192668I3N00