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There are currently more than thirty recorded sequels or continuations to the novel, including modern ones. Orphaned in infancy, she grows up under her wealthy paternal uncle and aunt who treats her unkindly. ISBN 0-14-044293-6, ISBN 0-14-044326-6, ISBN 0-14-044370-3; ISBN 0-14-044371-1, ISBN 0-14-044372-X). In the 2023 video game Limbus Company created by South Korean studio Project Moon, character Hong Lu is based off of Dream of the Red Chamber.

Eventually Yingchun marries an official of the imperial court, her marriage being merely one of her father's desperate attempts to raise the declining fortunes of the Jia family. During the Cultural Revolution, the novel initially came under fire, though it quickly regained its prestige in the following years. She is disdainful of Xiren's attempt to use her sexual relation with Baoyu to raise her status in the family. He and his wife, Gladys Yang, were imprisoned on suspicion of espionage during the Cultural Revolution, but they finished the translation as a team after their release in 1974. Early Chinese critics identified its two major themes as those of the nature of love, and of the transitoriness of earthly material values, as outlined in Buddhist and Taoist philosophies.Yang mostly adopted the way of literal translation, trying his best to keep the true and idiomatic Chinese style and national tint. How to Read the Chinese Novel, translated by Andrew Plaks, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press Translation of a Qing dynasty commentary showing a traditional interpretation. When he recoils from Mizzi in bed, her response has the cool cynicism of one who regularly dances with death: “One never knows, sooner or later it’s bound to happen. Daiyu is brought to the house of the Jias at the insistence of Grandmother Jia, and she helps Daiyu and Baoyu bond as childhood playmates and, later, kindred spirits. Her name is changed to Qiuling ( 秋菱) by Xue Pan's spoiled wife, Xia Jingui ( 夏金桂) who is jealous of her and tries to poison her.

In his practice of medicine, he leaned toward psychiatry and is said to have anticipated many of Freud's ideas about sexuality.

She is an icon of spirituality and intelligence: beautiful, sentimental, sarcastic, self-assured, an accomplished poet, but subject to fits of jealousy. Schnitzler seems to ask how two intelligent, attractive, sentient people can share a bed, a child, and a life for years on end when erotic yearnings elsewhere are inevitable.

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