In search of Korean traditional opera : discourses of chʻanggŭk (Book, 2010) []
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In search of Korean traditional opera : discourses of chʻanggŭk

In search of Korean traditional opera : discourses of chʻanggŭk

Author: Andrew P Killick
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Focuses on the ch'angguk, a form of musical theater that has developed over the last hundred years from the older narrative singing tradition of p'ansori. This title examines the history and current  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew P Killick
ISBN: 9780824832902 0824832906
OCLC Number: 433511460
Notes: "A study of the International Center for Korean Studies at the Research Institute of Korean Studies, Korea University."
Description: xxxi, 254 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. One Night at the Korean Opera --
Getting There --
Preliminaries --
Ch'angguk Begins with P'ansori --
Drama Unfolds --
Lovers United --
and Parted --
Enter the Villain --
Hero Returns --
Curtain Calls --
ch. Two Origins and Origin Myths --
Ch'angguk's Origins: The Standard Story --
Theater before Theaters: Drama in Premodern Korea --
Musical Storytelling: P'ansori --
Comparative Context: Hybrid-Popular Theater and the Colonial Encounter --
Advent of Commercial Theaters --
First Ch'angguk? --
Myth Defended --
Conclusion: "To Show Something of This Country to Foreigners" --
ch. Three Ch'angguk in Colonial Korea --
Ch'angguk in the Wake of the Won'gaksa --
Hyomnyulsa Touring Variety Troupes --
Male and Female Companies in Seoul --
Causes of Decline --
Cultural Nationalism and the Conditions for Revival --
Choson Songak Yon'guhoe --
War Years and Historical Ch'angguk --
Conclusion: The Colonial Legacy in Ch'angguk --
ch. Four Women's National Drama: Yosong Kukkuk --
National Music and National Drama --
Emergence and Heyday --
Decline --
Revival and Transformation --
Conclusion: In Search of Women's National Drama --
ch. Five Inventing a Tradition? The National Changgeuk Company of Korea --
Ch'angguk at the National Theater of Korea --
P'ansori Purism and the Ch'angguk Chongnip Wiwonhoe --
Ho Kyu and the Performer-Audience Relationship --
Ch'angguk at the National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts --
Kang Hanyong and the Abolition of the Narrator --
Into the Twenty-First Century --
Conclusion: How Traditional Is Korean Traditional Opera? --
ch. Six Stories and Themes: What Is Ch'angguk About? --
Heterogeneous Canon: Operas from the Standard P'ansori Stories --
Ch'unhyang and the Discourse of Han --
Bodily Penetration as National Metaphor --
Penetration and Resistance in "Newly Composed Ch'angguk" --
Conclusion: Genre as Discourse --
ch. Seven Constructing the Nation through Sound: The Music of Ch'angguk --
Musical Resources from P'ansori --
P'ansori Music in Ch'angguk --
Diegetic Music and Musical Eclecticism --
Conclusion: Musical Unity and National Unity --
ch. Eight Conclusion.
Responsibility: Andrew Killick.


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