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Re-collecting “History” on Television: “Emperor Dramas,” National Identity, and the Question of Historical Consciousness

Xueping Zhong

in Mainstream Culture Refocused: Television Drama, Society, and the Production of Meaning in Reform-Era China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834173
eISBN:
9780824870010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834173.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the rise of Chinese dramas about dynastic emperors. These dramas have become an important subcategory of “history drama” on television. It argues that emperor dramas and ... More


State of play: the TV drama industry — new rules of the game

Robin Nelson

in State of Play: Contemporary 'High-end' TV Drama

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073106
eISBN:
9781781701119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073106.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Taking a retrospective, long view of television-drama history, it appears that programmes which have been perceived to be of exceptional quality, canonical even, have typically emerged under ... More


Mount Imo and Mount Se: Precepts for Women

Stanleigh H. Jones

in The Bunraku Puppet Theatre of Japan: Honor, Vengeance, and Love in Four Plays of the 18th and 19th Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835620
eISBN:
9780824871413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835620.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents the translation of Mount Imo and Mount Se: Precepts for Women (Imoseyama Onna Teikin), one of the day-long jidaimono history dramas for which the Bunraku and Kabuki theatres are ... More


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