|Eight Chinese plays from the thirteenth century to the present|
|Author||Dolby, William, fl. 1967-|
|Pub. Location||New York||Publisher||Columbia University Press|
|Date||1978||Phys. Desc.||164 p.; 23 cm.|
|Location||Director's Office||Call Number||PL2658.E5 E37 1978b|
|Eight Chinese plays from the thirteenth century to the present / Translated with an introduction by William Dolby.|
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: The battling doctors: excerpt from Cai Shun shares the mulberries (Cai Shun fenshen): yuanben play attributed to Lin Tangqing 劉唐卿 --Grandee's son takes the wrong career (Huanmen zidi cuo lishen 宦門子弟錯立身)-- Qiu Hu tries to seduce his own wife (Qiu Hu xiqi 秋胡戲妻)/ Shi Jinbao -- Secret liason with Chancellor Bo Pi: act VII from Washing silk (Wansha ji 浣紗記)/ Liang Chenyu 梁辰魚 -- Wolf of Mount Zhong (Zhongshan lang 中山狼 )/ Wang Jiusi 王九思 -- Buying rouge (Mai yanzhi 賣胭脂)--Hegemon King says farewell to his queen (Bawang bieji 霸王別姬): Peking opera version by Mei Lanfang 梅蘭芳 -- Identifying footprints in the snow (Pingxue bianzong)
Keywords: yuanben 院本, Nanxi 南戲, chuanqi 傳奇, zaju 雜劇, Jingju 京劇, Pingju 平劇, Chinese Opera, Beijing Opera, Southern-style Opera.