Book Launch: The Translator’s Mirror for the Romantic: Cao Xueqin’s Dream and David Hawkes’ Stone

Presented by ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

The ANU School of Culture, History & Language (CHL) presents the launch of The Translator's Mirror for the Romantic: Cao Xueqin's Dream and David Hawkes' Stone. This book by CHL's Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director of Languages, Dr Shengyu Fan, uses precious primary sources to decipher a master translator's art in Stone, a brilliant English translation of the most famous Chinese classic novel Dream.

Join Dr Shengyu Fan, students and colleagues at ANU and beyond for the launch of his book and for the opportunity to interact with the author on relevant themes.

Note that this will be a hybrid-format event, with both in person and online attendance options. Guests who would like to join online will receive the Zoom link and details via Eventbrite when they register.