Here are some of the copyright-free versions of the Chinese text for our #readingthestone project (for a list of some of the translated editions that people are reading, please see “Translating The Stone” under “Resources”)

Cao Xueqin 曹雪芹, 紅樓夢(三家評本)

Cao Xueqin 曹雪芹 脂評匯校紅樓夢

Chen Wenxin 陳文新 & Wang Wei 王煒 eds., 紅樓夢百家彙評本.pdf

  1. See this incredibly helpful twitter thread from @EdwardW2, listing older editions of Hongloumeng available online via the Internet Archive and Google Books (click on the full thread for all the links they share)

2. Contact Brendan (twitter @bokane) if you would like to join his Zotero bibliographic page!