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Peony Pavilion Onstage

Four Centuries in the Career of a Chinese Drama (Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies)

by Catherine Swatek

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Published by Center for Chinese Studies, The Universi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama texts, plays,
  • Plays & playwrights,
  • Mu dan ting,
  • Drama,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Chinese,
  • Kunshan Xian,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Asian - Chinese,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Tang, Xianzu,,
  • Asian,
  • Opera, Chinese,
  • 1550-1616,
  • 1550-1616.,
  • China,
  • Chinese Drama,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages438
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8232191M
    ISBN 100892641363
    ISBN 109780892641369

    Mudan Ting, which is better known as The Peony Pavilion, is a Ming Dynasty play written by Tang ing to Jain (), it is regarded as a part of the noted play Four Dreams by Tang, and in general sense it is performed as opera in the form of () noted that this form of opera developed during the th century and is believed to be derived from Kunshan melody. Peony Pavilion Onstage: Four Centuries in the Career of a Chinese Drama (Catherine Swatek). Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Center for Chinese, Tan, Tian Yuan and Paolo Santangelo. Passion, Romance, and Qing: The World of Emotions and States of Mind in Peony Pavilion. 3 Volumes. Leiden: Brill, ReferencesSimplified Chinese: 汤显祖.

    This book explores responses to The Peony Pavilion (Mudan ting) by Tang Xianzu from three segments of this classic play’s public – literati playwrights, professional performers of Kun opera, and quite recently, directors and audiences outside China. The Peony Pavilion (Classical Chinese Love Stories) (Classic Love Stories) (Chinese Edition) by Shan, Cao, Xianzu, Tang, Peihua, Kuang, Minjie, Zhang and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    An example of the southern, or chuanqi, genre of opera from Ming dynasty China (14th to 17th centuries), The Peony Pavilion, completed in , was Tang's masterpiece and, according to Birch's preface, a profound meditation on the nature of love. Selected scenes have become near necessities of any traditional Chinese opera repertoire/5(11). The Peony Pavilion, or The Return of the Soul at the Peony Pavilion in full written by Tang Xianzu. The love story of Du Liniang and Liu Mengmei is no longer limited to the narrow meaning of fighting against the dictates of parents and words of matchmakers.


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Peony Pavilion Onstage: Four Centuries in the Career of a Chinese Drama (Volume 88) (Michigan Monographs In Chinese Studies) Paperback – J by Catherine Swatek (Author)Author: Catherine Swatek. His books include the two-volume Anthology of Chinese Literature, Stories from a Ming Collection, Scenes for Mandarins, Mistress and Maid, and Tales from China.

Catherine Swatek is Associate Professor of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, and author of Peony Pavilion Onstage: Four Centuries in the Career of a Chinese Drama/5(10). His books include the two-volume Anthology of Chinese Literature, Stories from a Ming Collection, Scenes for Mandarins, Mistress and Maid, and Tales from China.

Catherine Swatek is Associate Professor of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, and author of Peony Pavilion Onstage: Four Centuries in the Career of a Chinese Drama/5(11). Peony Pavilion Onstage by Swatek, Catherine Crutchfield. Hardcover available at Half Price Books® Peony Pavilion Onstage: Four Centuries In The Career Of A Chinese Drama.

by Swatek, Catherine Crutchfield. A new study of a classic work of Chinese drama. Peony Pavilion Onstage 作者: Catherine Swatek 出版社: Center for Chinese Studies, The Universi 副标题: Four Centuries in the Career of a Chinese Drama (Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies) 出版年: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: Peony Pavilion Onstage.

Four Centuries in the Career of a Chinese Drama. Volume Catherine C. Swatek. This book explores responses to The Peony Pavilion (Mudan ting) by Tang Xianzu from three segments of this classic play’s public – literati playwrights.

The Peony Pavilion book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the world's greatest love stories in its first complete E 4/5. Peony Pavilion Onstage: Four Centuries in the Career of a Chinese Drama. By Catherine C. Swatek. Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies, no.

Ann Arbor: Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, ix, pp. $ (cloth). - Volume 63 Issue 1 - Kimberly BesioAuthor: Kimberly Besio. Peony Pavilion Onstage by Catherine Swatek,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In comparison to Buck’s “Pavilion of Women” (which I adored); “Peony” is slightly slo Pearl S.

Buck reveals a cultural and character study in “Peony”. “Peony” encompasses the lovely prose which Buck is known for: strong, smooth, and crisp literary language with a Zen-like ambiance.4/5.

His books include the two-volume Anthology of Chinese Literature, Stories from a Ming Collection, Scenes for Mandarins, Mistress and Maid, and Tales from China. Catherine Swatek is Associate Professor of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, and author of Peony Pavilion Onstage: Four Centuries in the Career of a Chinese : $ The play Mu dan ting huan hun ji (The peony pavilion) is by Tang Xianzu (–), a native of Linchuan, Jiangsu Province.

Tang achieved the degree of jin shi in and assumed several posts, but he was demoted as a consequence of a memorial he wrote. Later reinstated as district magistrate of Shuichang, Zhejiang Province, Tang retired from this position in Two women experience love, betrayal, and loss in s China in this drama.

Famous singer Cui Hua is trapped in an arranged marriage with a noble, while quietly yearning for a handsome butler. Rong, her cousin, struggles to find independence when she meets a military man.

Through passions and heartbreak, the two women form an unbreakable bond. If that book argued that all Chinese plays were cut from the same cloth, Catherine C. Swatek's new study, Peony Pavilion Onstage, persua sively shows the opposite, that even different versions of the same song-drama engage a vast range of linguistic registers, issues, and audiences.

Specifically, the book examines how three distinct socio. The book "Peony in Love" was a great spiritual adventure in the Japanese culture. It centers around the opera "The Peony Pavilion." This opera has a haunting effect on young girls, who long for true love in their arranged marriages.4/5().

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One of his most famous short stories collected in his book Taipei People, in fact, is called “Wandering from a Garden, Waking from a Dream”, a story about a beauty celebrated for her kun arias, with overt references to The Peony Pavilion.

Professor Pai had participated in two previous abridged Peony productions, in and in Taipei. But the current production, which premiered in Taipei in April. THE PEONY PAVILION tells a love story through the medium of dream beyond space and time, even beyond life and death.

Nonetheless, the employment of digital technology can result in a new and better theatrical interpretation; the coming together and fusion of classical drama and contemporary digital art has the potential to give the opera a new Author: Qianhui Feng. The celebrated English translation of this classic work of Chinese literature is now available in an updated paperback edition.

Written in by Tang Xianzu, The Peony Pavilion is one of literature's most memorable love stories and a masterpiece of Ming drama.

Cyril Birch has captured all the elegance, lyricism, and subtle, earthy humor of this panoramic tale of romance and Chinese society.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.1.

Peony Pavilion Onstage: Four Centuries in the Career of a Chinese Drama. Ann Arbor: Center for Chinese Studies, 2. ” Peony Pavilion On the Stage and in the Study,” introduction to Cyril Birch, trans. The Peony Pavilion. Bloomington: Indiana UP,rev. ed. 3. “Plum and Portrait: Feng Menglong’s Revision of The Peony.