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date: 13 July 2020

Cáo Xuěqín 曹雪芹 1715–1763—Novelist; impoverished author of The Story of the Stone Alternate names: formal name: Zhān 霑; personal sobriquet: Xuěqín 雪芹; style names: Qínpǔ 芹圃, Qínxī jūshì 芹溪居士, Mèng Ruǎn 梦阮 

The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography
John MinfordJohn MINFORD

SummaryCao Xueqin was the author of The Story of the Stone, also known as A Dream of Red ...

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