Acting The Right Part: Political Theater And Popular Drama In Contemporary China


by Chen Xiaomei

Acting The Right Part: Political Theater And  Popular Drama In Contemporary China

Price:  US$46.20   (SGD60.00*)
Format:  Paper Back, 466 pages
Published:  2002, USA, 1st Edition
ISBN:  0824824830
SB#:  034144 (701)

About This Book

This ground-breaking study of drama in China from the 1960s-1990s raises complex issues and also highlights theatre's immensely influential role both to the public and in the official mind during this periods of rapid change. Modern drama is related to China's literacy and cultural issues relevant to political and national theatre worldwide. Gender representation, political struggle, policy control and intellectual debate are among the aspects addressed. With illustrations, lists of plays in English translation, glossary, bibliography and index.


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