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Cao Xueqin
(1715 - 1763) China

Cao Xueqin

Writer

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Cao XueqinCao Xueqin's given name was Cao Zhan and his courtesy name is Mengruan. His name is also spelled Ts'ao Hsueh-ch'in.

He wrote the novel Hung Lou Mêng (Dream of the Red Chamber), the most famous Chinese novel, that describes also the lesbian relationship between Nenuphar and Pivoine.

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