Pauline Chen

Pauline Chen

Pauline Chen was born in California, and grew up in Stony Brook, New York. After studying classics at Harvard and law at Yale, she completed a doctorate in Chinese literature at Princeton University. Her dissertation focused on the late Tang poets Du Fu, Li He, and Li Shangyin. She has taught Chinese language, literature, and film at the University of Minnesota and Oberlin College. She is the author of Peiling and the Chicken-Fried Christmas, a novel for young readers. Her essays on Chinese film have appeared in Cineaste and Film Comment. The Red Chamber is her first book for adults, and has been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, and Polish. Pauline lives in Oberlin, Ohio, with her two children. To learn more about Pauline Chen and THE RED CHAMBER, please visit

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    • The Red Chamber

    • By: Pauline A. Chen
    • Narrated by: Grayce Wey
    • Length: 16 hrs and 35 mins
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    When orphaned Daiyu leaves her home in the provinces to take shelter with her cousins in the Capital, she is drawn into a world of opulent splendor....

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    • By Patti on 07-18-14

    Regular price: $35.00

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