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The Hall of Superabundant Blessings: Toward an Architecture of Chinese Ancestral-Temple Theatre

The Hall of Superabundant Blessings: Toward an Architecture of Chinese Ancestral-Temple Theatre Abstract: Chinese temple theatre was the dominant venue and form for theatrical entertainment in premodern Huizhou. Huizhou in its geographical and sociohistorical settings and the layout, structure, and decoration of Huizhou ancestral-temple theatre as represented by Yuqing Tang or the Hall of Superabundant Blessings are discussed and analyzed in association with Chinese theatrical and architectural conventions and folk beliefs, particularly feng shui. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Theatre Journal University of Hawai'I Press

The Hall of Superabundant Blessings: Toward an Architecture of Chinese Ancestral-Temple Theatre

Asian Theatre Journal , Volume 34 (2) – Aug 14, 2017

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Abstract

Abstract: Chinese temple theatre was the dominant venue and form for theatrical entertainment in premodern Huizhou. Huizhou in its geographical and sociohistorical settings and the layout, structure, and decoration of Huizhou ancestral-temple theatre as represented by Yuqing Tang or the Hall of Superabundant Blessings are discussed and analyzed in association with Chinese theatrical and architectural conventions and folk beliefs, particularly feng shui.

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Asian Theatre JournalUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Aug 14, 2017

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