Cao Xueqin, Chinese Author
(c. 1720-c. 1764)

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Cao Zhan
  • Known as: Cao Xueqin (may also be spelled Ts'ao Hsüeh-ch'in)
  • Dates: 1715 or 1724 to 1763 or 1764
  • Place: China
  • Language: Chinese
  • Who he was: Chinese author; Dream of the Red Chamber (Honglou Meng), one of the "Four Great Classical Novels"
  • Included in lists (What's This?): LRP

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