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The Classical Theatre of China

A.C. Scott - Drama - 2013 - 264 pages
First published in 1957. Besides tracing the history and development of the Peking Theatre, this volume explains acting techniques, stage costume and symbolism, musical forms ...
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The Classical Theatre of China

A. C. Scott - 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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Mei Lan-fang: The Life and Times of a Peking Actor

A.C. Scott - Social Science - 1971 - 150 pages
Mei Lan-fang came from a famous actor family -the profession is often hereditary in China-and this story of his life is drawn mainly from his own reminiscences and from ...
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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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