The Resource Who ate up all the shinga? : an autobiographical novel, (ebook)

Who ate up all the shinga? : an autobiographical novel, (ebook)

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Who ate up all the shinga? : an autobiographical novel
Title
Who ate up all the shinga?
Title remainder
an autobiographical novel
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Language
eng
Summary
This condensed anthology reproduces close to a dozen plays from Xiaomei Chen's well-received original collection, along with her critical introduction to the historical, cultural, and aesthetic evolution of twentieth-century Chinese spoken drama. Comprising representative works from the People's Republic of China, the collection encapsulates the revolutionary rethinking of Chinese theater and performance that began in the late Qing dynasty and vividly portrays the uncertainty and anxiety brought on by modernism, socialism, political conflict, and war. Chosen works from 1919 to 1990 also highlight the formation of Chinese national and gender identities during a period of tremendous social, cultural, and political change and the genesis of contemporary attitudes toward the West. PRC theater tracks the rise of communism in China, juxtaposing ideals of Chinese socialism against the sacrifices made for a new society. Post-Mao drama addresses the nation's socialist legacy, its attempt to reexamine its cultural roots, and postsocialist reflections on critical issues such as nation, class, gender, and collective memories. An essential, portable guide for easy reference and classroom use, this abridgement provides a concise yet well-rounded survey of China's theatricality and representation of political life. This work has not only established a canon of modern Chinese drama but also made it available for the first time in English in a single volume
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Midwest
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1931-2011
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Pak, Wan-sæo
Dewey number
895.7/34
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1962-
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  • Yu, Yæong-nan
  • Epstein, Stephen J.
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Weatherhead books on Asia
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  • Pak, Wan-sæo
  • Authors, Korean
  • Korea
Target audience
adult
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Who ate up all the shinga? : an autobiographical novel, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780231520362
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11864753
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remote
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11864753
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MWT11864753
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Who ate up all the shinga? : an autobiographical novel, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231520362
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11864753
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11864753
System control number
MWT11864753
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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