Anthony C. Yu

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Anthony C. Yu (October 6, 1938May 12, 2015) was a scholar of literature and religion, eastern and western, best known for his four-volume translation of Journey to the West.


Rereading the Stone (1997)[edit]

Rereading the Stone: Desire and the Making of Fiction in Dream of the Red Chamber (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1997), ISBN 978-0691015613
  • For my students at the University of Chicago and in memoriam the Dead at Tiananmen Square June 4, 1989
  • [Cao Xueqin] has succeeded in turning the concept of world and life as dream into a subtle but powerful theory of fiction that he uses constantly to confound his reader's sense of reality.
    • Ch. III, p. 141

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