Chinese opera : images and stories / Siu Wang-Ngai with Peter Lovrick

Author(s): Siu, Wang-Ngai, 1938-
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Subjects: Operas, Chinese--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Chinese
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Vancouver : UBC Press ; Seattle : University of Washington Press, c1997
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xiii, 239 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Acknowledgments
Dynasties of China
Note on Romanization
1. The Dramatic Tradition 3
2. Regional Opera Styles 13
3. Conventions 27
4. Heavenly Beings 39
5. Emperors and Their Ladies 65
6. Generals and Warriors 83
7. Scholars and Officials 113
8. Wealthy Families 131
9. Common Folk: Those Who Are Ruled 151
10. The Religious 169
11. Outlaws 179
12. Ghosts 189
13. A Final Word 211
App. A. English Guide to Photographs 213
App. B. Chinese Guide to Photographs 221
Select Bibliography 229
Index 231
Additional Authors: Lovrick, Peter, 1953-
Notes: LCCN: 96039596 /MN
ISBN: 0295976101 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0774805927 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-230) and index
OCLC Number: 35910378
ISBN/ISSN: 0295976101
0774805927