Chinese Shadow Theatre Libretti


by Broman, Sven

Chinese Shadow Theatre Libretti

Price:  US$35.98   (SGD46.73*)
Format:  Paper Back, 96 pages
Published:  1994, Thailand, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9748299376
SB#:  036459 (701)

About This Book

Shadow theatre was a well-known dimension of China's folk culture up to 1949. After a background introduction this book presents English translations of the libretti of ten popular shadow plays from the Peking Shadow Theatre of the 1930s. Facsimiles of some of the original scripts are also reproduced.


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