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The last forty chapters of the story of the stone

Minford, John Michael


During the past fifty years, the Last Forty Chapters of the eighteenth-century Chinese novel, The Story of the Stone (Hong-lou men, or Shi-tou j), have suffered from undeserved neglect. This thesis, after endeavouring to reinstate the traditional literary values of the Chinese novel-critic, and after giving a resume of the available editions of the last part of the novel, explores some of the finer episodes of the "continuation".The bulk of the thesis, chapters 3-7, is taken up with translation...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980-08
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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