Historical Dictionary of Chinese Theater Hardback
by Tan Ye
Part of the Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts series
The Historical Dictionary of Chinese Theater is the first English language dictionary dedicated entirely to Chinese theater.
The history of Chinese theater is told through a chronology, an introductory essay, and over 1,000 cross-referenced dictionary entries on performers, directors, producers, designers, actors, theaters, dynasties, and emperors.
There are also entries on the many different theatrical traditions, the acting and staging techniques, and specifics on roles and costumes as well as a brief synopsis of major plays.
This book is essential for anyone interested in Chinese Theater.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 592 pages
- Publisher: Scarecrow Press
- Publication Date: 13/06/2008
- Category: Theatre studies
- ISBN: 9780810855144
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