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Thorpe, Ashley

Performing China on the London Stage

Thorpe, Ashley - Performing China on the London Stage, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Mirrors of Empire
Ashley Thorpe

2. Chinese Drama in the European Imagination Before 1736
Ashley Thorpe

3. ‘Confucius’ Morals to Britannia’s Ears’: Modern Virtue in The Orphan of China, 1736–1759
Ashley Thorpe

4. From Page to Stage: Chinese Opera and the Rise and Fall of Empires, 1759–1913
Ashley Thorpe

5. Fashion, Chinoiserie and Modernity in The Circle of Chalk, 1929
Ashley Thorpe

6. Seeking Subalterneity in S. I. Hsiung’s Lady Precious Stream, 1934
Ashley Thorpe

7. A Traditional Play in the Traditional Manner: Chinese Opera and the Politics of Diplomacy, 1946–1958
Ashley Thorpe

8. Chinese Opera in the Diaspora from 1949
Ashley Thorpe

9. Opening the Stage Door: Opera, Reform and International Economic Policy, 1979–2008
Ashley Thorpe

10. Postmodern Politics: Olympic Ties and Cultural Exchange in 2008
Ashley Thorpe

11. Conclusion
Ashley Thorpe

12. Erratum to: Performing China on the London Stage
Ashley Thorpe

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre and Performance Studies, Music, Cultural History, Asian Culture

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137597861
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-59785-4

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