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Chinese landscape painting

The Garden as Feminine Lettered Space in "The Story of the Stone" and Beyond

Date: 
Thu., Feb. 18, 2021 | 4 p.m.–5 p.m.
Category: 
Lectures
Location: 
Huntington Zoom event (PST)
Event Notes: 
Free with reservation
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 04:00 PM 02/18/2021 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles The Garden as Feminine Lettered Space in "The Story of the Stone" and Beyond Visit page - https://www.huntington.org/events/garden-feminine-lettered-space The Huntington - Huntington Zoom event (PST)
 

Dr. Wai-yee Li, professor of Chinese literature at Harvard University, explores how different types of literary activities such as reading, painting, poetry composition, and opera are defined by garden design and spatial setting in The Story of the Stone (also known as The Dream of the Red Chamber) by Cao Xueqin (1715?–ca. 1763).

The event is held online via Zoom at 4 p.m. (PST). Zoom link will be sent to attendees in registration confirmation email.