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Fictions of Enlightenment

Journey to the West, Tower of Myriad Mirrors, and Dream of the Red Chamber
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Buddhism, Novels, other prose & writers, ca. 1500-ca. 1582, Literary Criticism, Buddhism - General, Literature - Classics / Criticism, Chinese, Xi you bu, Asian - Chinese, ca. 1500-ca. 1582., 1620-1686, 1620-1686., Buddhism in literature, Dong, Yue,, Wu, Cheng"en,, Xi y
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Qiancheng Li brings Buddhist models to bear on the vision, structure, and narrative form of three classics of late imperial literature Journey to the West, Tower of Myriad Mirrors.

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