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The Aesthetics of Chinese Classical Theatre - A Performer’s View

Tang, Yuen Ha


In my thesis, I discuss the fundamental aesthetic philosophy underlying the traditions of Chinese Classical Theatre. I use the term “Chinese Classical Theatre” when referring particularly to Kunqu and Jingju (Peking Opera), since these two particular genres and their artistic values most clearly represent the characteristics of Chinese Traditional Theatre or Xiqu as a classical dramatic system. The term “Chinese Traditional Theatre” or Xiqu is used in a wider...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d77899e79c87


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