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Chinese Opera: The Actor's Craft

Siu Wang-Ngai

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208265
eISBN:
9789888268252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208265.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chinese opera embraces over 360 different styles of theatre that make one of the richest performance arts in the world. It combines music, speech, poetry, mime, acrobatics, stage fighting, vivid ... More


Performing Bodies and Physical Cultures

Nisha P R

in Jumbos and Jumping Devils: A Social History of Indian Circus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780199496709
eISBN:
9780190992088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199496709.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The ‘circus kalaris’ were established in north Malabar during the beginning of the twentieth century where a ‘new’ and ‘modern’ physical culture was shaped. It was undoubtedly a radical refashioning ... More


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