Monday, October 3, 2016

October 28, 2016—Dream of the Red Chamber

Next meeting is October 28, 2016. We will discuss Dream of the Red Chamber (also titled Hónglóu Mèng (紅樓夢)) by Cao Xueqin. It is considered to be one of China's four great classical novels. The following is a link to the Wikipedia article about Dream of the Red Chamber.

Meeting Information:
Location: Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Small Meeting Room
Address: 4801 Main Street, Kansas City, MO
Date: October 28, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm

The recommended translation is published as part of the Penguin Classics:
The Story of the Stone, or The Dream of the Red Chamber, Volume 1: The Golden Days
Paperback: 540 pages, Chapter 1 to 26 — David Hawkes, translator 
Please note that the above book is Volume 1 of a five volume series. You're welcome to read the whole series if you want to be that ambitious (total of 2,572 pages). But our discussion will focus on Volume 1: The Golden Days.

1 comment:

Clif Hostetler said...

The nine individuals in attendance for our October 28, 2016 meeting included the following:
Bernard Norcott/Mahany

John Rasmus
Theo Clemons

Judy Corvel

Marilyn Whitlock

Charlie Kline
Marty Hatten
Don Pepper

Clif Hostetler