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Author Shen, Grant Guangren, 1952-
Title Elite theatre in Ming China, 1368-1644 / Grant Guangren Shen.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.

Series Routledge studies in the early history of Asia
Routledge studies in the early history of Asia.
Subject Theater -- China -- History.
China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 187 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-181) and index.
Contents Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Historical overview; 2 Previous scholarship; 3 Literati owners; 4 Actors' backgrounds; 5 Actor training; 6 Owner-performer relations; 7 Sexist criteria; 8 The play as foreplay; 9 Singing and dancing; 10 Role-playing; 11 Directing; 12 Performance space; 13 Performance theory; Notes; References; Index.
Summary This book provides an overview of elite theatre in Ming China. It is based on an exploration of the original historical records, and includes comparisons with other forms of ancient theatre, and examines of the details of theatrical performance.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203483065 (electronic bk.)
9780203483060 (electronic bk.)
9780415343268
0415343267
OCLC # 62246255
Additional Format Print version: Shen, Guangren. Elite theatre in Ming China, 1368-1644. London ; New York : Routledge, 2005 0415343267 (DLC) 2004015323 (OCoLC)55797701
Print version: Shen, Grant Guangren, 1952- Elite theatre in Ming China, 1368-1644. London ; New York : Routledge, 2005 0415343267 (DLC) 2004015323 (OCoLC)55797701