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Eyes on Jingju

Eugenio Barba

in The Soul of Beijing Opera: Theatrical Creativity and Continuity in the Changing World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099944
eISBN:
9789882207394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099944.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This section discusses Jingju, which literally means “Beijing drama”, and is the Chinese word for the theatrical genre known in the West as “Peking/Beijing Opera”. It defines jingju as a total ... More


Sex Problems and Nature's Law

Sos Eltis

in Acts of Desire: Women and Sex on Stage 1800-1930

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691357
eISBN:
9780191751448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691357.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Drama

This chapter examines the fin de siècle emergence of the English sex-problem play, directly addressing issues of sexual morality and in particular the sexual double standard. The impact of changes in ... More


Introduction

Rogério Budasz

in Opera in the Tropics: Music and Theater in Early Modern Brazil

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190215828
eISBN:
9780190215859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190215828.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

The introduction provides the historical background and sets the stage for the music-theatrical developments that the following chapters will address in detail. It explains in general terms the ... More


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