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Famous Reading: ‘ Red Mansion Imprint ‘ in Eileen Chang’s Novels

Yueyuan Gao


A Dream of Red Mansions has influenced the novel creation of later generations with its unique charm. Among them, Eileen’s novels have a very obvious “Red House mark”. A Dream of Red Mansions is a classic reading item for middle school students. Starting from the close reading of the text, this paper studies the inheritance relationship between Eileen’s novels and A Dream of Red Mansions, which has certain practical significance for middle school students to better understand the classic.


Eileen; A novel; A Dream of Red Mansions; Classic reading

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v7i6.7710