Chinese romance pornographic?

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Tue Mar 27 2001 - 16:14:58 MST

> "The Dream of the Red Chamber" from the late Ming period is, among
> other things, a romance novel, and is recognized by many as the first true
> "novel" written in any culture.
> Greg Burch

Ah, so! Thank you for retrieving that fact, Greg. Chinese written language is
in glyphs or picto-grams, right? Graphic representation, by means of pictures,
is sometimes referred to as pornography in some cultures. Could this indicate
that what passes for porno in some cultures is thought of as romance in


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--J. R.

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