Rereading the Stone

Ep 60: Rereading Hong lou meng 紅樓夢 chapter 28 part 2/2

November 26, 2021 Kevin Wilson, William Jones Season 1 Episode 60
Rereading the Stone
Ep 60: Rereading Hong lou meng 紅樓夢 chapter 28 part 2/2
Show Notes

The poetry party, an artistic dream within a dream, continues! Readers of Dream of the Red Chamber (Story of the Stone 石頭記, Hongloumeng 紅樓夢) are here first introduced to the poetic stylings of Xue Pan 薛蟠, arguably the first postmodern brutalist poet in the classical Chinese literary tradition!