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Chinatown opera theater in north america

Author: Nancy Yunhwa Rao
Publisher: Urbana, IL : University of Illinois Press, 2017.
Series: Music in American life.
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The Chinatown opera house provided Chinese immigrants with an essential source of entertainment during the pre World War II era. But its stories of loyalty, obligation, passion, and duty also attracted diverse patrons into Chinese American communities. Drawing on a wealth of Chinese and English-language research, Nancy Yunhwa Rao tells the story of iconic theatre companies and the networks and migrations that made  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Rao, Nancy Yunhwa.
Chinatown opera theater in north america.
Urbana, IL : University of Illinois Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016957566
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Yunhwa Rao
ISBN: 9780252099007 0252099001
OCLC Number: 970345474
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; A Note on Chinese Names and Terms; Introduction: Everyday Practice and the Imaginary; Part I. Transnational History and Immigration; 1 Shaping Forces, Networks, and Local Influences; 2 The Chinese Exclusion Act and Chinatown Theaters; 3 Immigration: Privilege or Right?; Part II. Performance Practice of the 1920s; 4 Aesthetics, Repertoire, Roles, and Playbills; 5 An Examination of the Aria Song "Shilin Jita"; Part III. British Columbia and Remaking Opera in San Francisco; 6 Powder and Rouge: Theaters in British Columbia. 7 From Lun On and Lun Hop to the Great China Theater, 1922-19258 The Affluent Years: The Great China Theater, 1926-1928; Part IV. San Francisco's New Theater and Rivalry; 9 A Successful, Majestic Stage: The Mandarin Theater, 1924-1926; 10 A Theater of Actresses: The Mandarin Theater, 1927-1928; Part V. In New York and the Transnational Arena; 11 Two Theaters and a Merger in New York; 12 From Honolulu to Havana; Epilogue; Appendix. List of Chinese Names and Terms; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Music in American life.
Responsibility: Nancy Yunhwa Rao.

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The Chinatown opera house provided Chinese immigrants with an essential source of entertainment during the pre World War II era. But its stories of loyalty, obligation, passion, and duty also attracted diverse patrons into Chinese American communities. Drawing on a wealth of Chinese and English-language research, Nancy Yunhwa Rao tells the story of iconic theatre companies and the networks and migrations that made Chinese opera a part of North American cultures.

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