Erotic novels and homosexuality flooded during Ming and Qing, the last two dynasties of China. Among them, the most famous pornographic novel in Chinese history was "Gold, Vase and Plum" (Jin Ping Mei).

Mr. Wang Feng, Researcher of China Literature Publishing House and master of Ming & Qing Dynasty Pop Literature of Peking Normal University, will explore erotic or even pornographic fiction of Ming & Qing Dynasties, and their social background and characteristics and explain why one of the most pornographic novels Jin Ping Mei could be regarded as one of the five Chinese classic novels together with Dreams of the Red Chamber and Journey to the West.

The PowerPointer Talk will be conducted in Chinese with English interpretation.
Venue: China Culture Center, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China.
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