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The Chinese theatre in modern times, from 1840 to the present day

Colin Mackerras - Performing Arts - 1975 - 256 pages
Examines the social importance of the Chinese theatre in a review of its forms, trends, achievements and political functions since the Opium War
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The Classical Theatre of China

Performing Arts - 1957 - 250 pages
The intricacies of Chinese classical theater receive expert analysis in this reliable and practical handbook. Beginning with an introduction to the history and development of ...
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Peking Opera

徐城北 - Opera - 2003 - 128 pages
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Peking Opera

Colin Mackerras - Music - 1997 - 72 pages
Born in the grandeur of the Qing dynasty, Peking Opera is known the world over for its lively music, colourful costumes, and thrilling displays of acrobatic prowess. Although ...
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The death of Woman Wang

Jonathan D. Spence - History - 1979 - 169 pages
Life in early modern China is depicted in intimate detail in an account, based on county histories, memoirs, and contemporary stories, of events in T'an-ch'eng county during ...
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