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My Year of Peonies

My Year of Peonies The year 1998 marked the four hundredth anniversary of Tang Xianzu'sa Peony Pavilion. By 1999 three major productions of the play had appeared in Europe, North America, Australia, and Asia. Chinese literature scholar Judith T. Zeitlin is one of the few who saw all three productions. In this article she examines them in terms of their relationship to Tang's original text and to the modern kunqud performance tradition. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Theatre Journal University of Hawai'I Press

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2002 The University of Hawai'i Press.
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Abstract

The year 1998 marked the four hundredth anniversary of Tang Xianzu'sa Peony Pavilion. By 1999 three major productions of the play had appeared in Europe, North America, Australia, and Asia. Chinese literature scholar Judith T. Zeitlin is one of the few who saw all three productions. In this article she examines them in terms of their relationship to Tang's original text and to the modern kunqud performance tradition.

Journal

Asian Theatre JournalUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Mar 1, 2002

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