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Author Goldman, Andrea
Title Opera and the City : The Politics of Culture in Beijing, 1770-1900
Imprint Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2012
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Reign Periods of the Ming and Qing Dynasties -- Acknowledgments -- Overture -- Part One: Audiences and Actors -- 1. Opera Aficionados and Guides to Boy Actresses -- Part Two: Venues and Genres -- 2. Metropolitan Opera, Border Crossings, and the State -- 3. Musical Genre, Opera Hierarchy, and Court Patronage -- Part Three: Plays and Performances -- 4. Social Melodrama and the Sexing of Political Complaint -- 5. Sex versus Violence in "I, Sister-in-Law" Operas -- Coda -- Appendices -- List of Characters -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Opera and the City analyzes court-city (and state-society) tensions surrounding gender, class, and ethnicity during the Qing dynasty through the prism of opera performance in the capital city of Beijing
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Goldman, Andrea Opera and the City : The Politics of Culture in Beijing, 1770-1900 Palo Alto : Stanford University Press,c2012 9780804778312
Subject Operas, Chinese -- Social aspects -- China -- Beijing.;Operas, Chinese -- Political aspects -- China -- Beijing.;Operas, Chinese -- China -- Beijing -- History and criticism.;Beijing (China) -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.;Beijing (China) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century
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