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Alternative Chinese Opera in the age of globalization : performing zero

Author: Daphne Pi-Wei Lei
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Series: Studies in international performance.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bringing the study of Chinese theatre into the 21st-century, Lei discusses ways in which traditional art can survive and thrive in the age of modernization and globalization. Building on her previous work, this new book focuses on various forms of Chinese "opera" in locations around the Pacific Rim, including Hong Kong, Taiwan and California"--
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Lei, Daphne Pi-Wei.
Alternative Chinese Opera in the age of globalization.
Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
(DLC) 2010050923
(OCoLC)659231660
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daphne Pi-Wei Lei
ISBN: 9780230300422 0230300421
OCLC Number: 707078730
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 232 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Series Editors' Preface; Introduction: Performing Zero; 1 Femininity Comes to the Rescue: Innovative Jingju in Taiwan; 2 Pacification and Silent Resistance: Performing Hong Kong in The Flower Princess; 3 The Blossoming of the Transnational Peony: Performing Alternative China in California; 4 Waiting for Meaning: The Joint Venture of Robert Wilson, Jingju, and Taiwan; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Studies in international performance.
Responsibility: Daphne P. Lei.

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'Alternative Chinese Opera is a marvellous piece of theater scholarship and critical commentary on the contemporary performances of major genres of traditional Chinese opera around the Pacific Rim. Read more...

 
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