The Flower Princess: A Cantonese Opera by Tong Dik Sang

By: Tong, Dik Sang

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Princess Changping, or Di N Hua, has become the most renowned Cantonese opera since its 1957 premier in Hong Kong. The opera is a serious political drama played out between the Han and non-Han following the fall of the Ming Dynasty, and the plot pits romantic love against the lofty Confucian ideals of social hierarchy and moral rectitude. This edition is the first complete English translation of the opera, featuring text, song titles, speech types, and choreographic and stage setting, therefore making this volume a superior reference for Chinese opera courses taught in English-speaking institutions worldwide.

Title: The Flower Princess: A Cantonese Opera by Tong Dik Sang

Author Name: Tong, Dik Sang

Categories: Other,

Publisher: The Chinese University of Hong K: 2010-03-01

ISBN Number: 9629963744

ISBN Number 13: 9789629963743

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: VeryGood

Seller ID: M9629963744Z2