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Stories of Chinese opera =

Tom Gee

Stories of Chinese opera =

Chung-kuo kuo chü ku shih

by Tom Gee

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Published by Liberal Arts Press in Taipei .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Tom Gee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/4303 (M)
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 413, xxxviii p., [23] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4442886M
LC Control Number79104490

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Chinese Opera takes a unique approach, combining the national and various regional operas in a single book. To introduce the regional styles, the authors include a chapter that covers the historical development of the Chinese dramatic tradition and its rich theatrical conventions.

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This section contains the plots of some commonly performed traditional Chinese operas, which nearly always also turn out to be love stories. Most of the stories, which come from many different periods and sources, are widely circulated outside of the world of theatre, and the operatic versions, like modern film adaptations of famous stories, obviously seek to optimize.

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