Reading The Right Text: An Anthology Of Contemporary Chinese Drama


by Chen, Xiaomei (Ed.)

Reading The Right Text: An Anthology Of Contemporary Chinese Drama

Price:  US$47.92   (SGD59.90*)
Format:  Paper Back, 464 pages
Published:  2003, USA, 1st Edition
ISBN:  0824826892
SB#:  034143 (701)

About This Book

These six well-received plays from China -- five translated for the first time -- offer insights into both the contemporary shape of the country's spoken drama and into some current perspectives. The introduction highlights the interrelationship of history, ideologies and everyday life in the various contexts presented by the plays as well as the sub-genres of theatrical style and theory. Referenced, with glossary, index and summary biographies.


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