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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 307–340.
Published: 01 November 2021
... play in an appeal to the literati aesthetic of lyrical indirection. Another, shorter song suite from the Ming, this one by an anonymous author, incorporates chuanqi play titles with little literary embellishment, catering to popular tastes. Finally, set to the tunes “Pipo yu” 劈破玉 and “Gua zhen'er” 掛真兒...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 435–441.
Published: 01 November 2021
...” for the mother's name, thereby more clearly distinguishing between their names. However, these problems are minor and cannot obscure the merits of the translation, which are ample. Other useful paratextual material included in the book is the list of “Dramatis Personae and Their Role Categories.” Chuanqi...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 65–89.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Yingde Guo; Xiaoqiao Ling Abstract Unlike Zhu Suchen's 朱素臣 (1621?–after 1701) other extant chuanqi plays that survive only in manuscripts, Qinlou yue 秦樓月 (The Moon Shining upon the Qin Tower) was printed in a deluxe woodblock edition during the Kangxi period. This carefully executed imprint...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 175–202.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Yuankan zaju sanshizhong Ming court drama Gaiding Yuanxian chuanqi Yuanqu xuan Almost from the moment of publication, the Yuanqu xuan 元曲選 (Selection of Yuan plays) established itself as the most popular edition of early zaju 雜劇 plays. Edited by Zang Maoxun 臧懋循 (1550–1621) and printed in two...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 149–166.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of their relationship from recognition (in which the magistrate sees the true character of the falsely accused student) to mentorship and ultimately kinship echoes the homosocial bonds that structure many late imperial chuanqi . That Yelü is a member of the Mongol royal family brings this development of affinity...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (2): 476–482.
Published: 01 November 2022
...-p'a chi (1980). Unlike zaju 雜劇, or Yuan drama, and chuanqi 傳奇, or Ming drama, which have had a good number of English translations of their representative works and studies of their famous playwrights, such as Guan Hanqing 關漢卿 (ca. 1241–1320), Wang Shifu 王實甫 (ca. 1250–1337), Tang Xianzu 湯顯祖 (1550...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 383–411.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Shiwu guan Suzhou plays chuanqi merchants commerce The traveling merchant was a figure of much anxiety and mistrust in the late imperial imaginary; his movements across both spatial and social boundaries were a frequent source of unease...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (2): 517–521.
Published: 01 November 2023
... nearly all the subgenres in premodern Chinese drama: xiwen 戲文 (southern plays), zaju 雜劇 (variety plays), chuanqi 傳奇 (full-length plays), and difangxi 地方戲 (local operas). At the end are two indexes of text titles and authors’ names, which help readers quickly locate items relevant...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 294–296.
Published: 01 April 2023
... drama, such as Comprehensive Narratives of Chuanqi Dramas during the Ming and Qing 明清傳奇綜録 (1997) and An Anthology and Study of Prefaces and Postscripts in Ming Qing Drama 明清戲曲序跋纂箋 (2021). His representative monographs include A History of Chuanqi Dramas in the Ming and Qing 明清傳奇史 (1999, 2012...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 225–255.
Published: 01 April 2022
... preoccupation with tragedy has overshadowed the recognition of the comic genius of Chinese drama, such a nuanced consideration of Chinese humor challenges longstanding clichés. 36 In her analysis of the seminal piece of the chuanqi 傳奇 (mature Southern drama) tradition, Tang Xianzu's 湯顯祖 (1550–1616...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 267–293.
Published: 01 April 2023
... Two Loyal Subjects ) is a chuanqi 傳奇 (lit.: transmit the strange) drama composed by Yao Maoliang 姚茂良, a native of Haiyan 海盐 in Zhejiang province, during the Hongzhi 弘治 era (1488–1505). 17 The title refers to the two martyrs Zhang Xun and Xu Yuan. The plot is loosely based on the Suiyang event...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (2): 379–402.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., some of which are rarely discussed in English scholarship from the perspective of love writing. Richly supported with works of drama and various fiction subgenres (e.g., chuanqi tales, huaben novellas, vernacular novels, stories of legal cases), this article traces the evolution and disappearance...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 167–191.
Published: 01 April 2020
... dynasty, Kong was greatly interested and tried to study its origin. In 1694, in collaboration with Gu Cai, Kong wrote a chuanqi 傳奇 (southern drama) play titled Xiao hulei 小忽雷, a tale about fidelity in romantic love represented by the xiao hulei . In his “ Taohua shan benmo” 桃花扇本末 (Complete Account...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 273–275.
Published: 01 April 2022
... at the University of San Francisco. His research has focused on intersections of institutional change and literary expression in late premodern China and Japan. Recent publications include a translation (with Ying Wang) of a 1651 chuanqi drama Lianxiangban 憐香伴 (The Fragrant Companions) and studies of poetry...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2022
... to it thanks in part to Jesuit moral preoccupations. Sieber discusses the exceptionally rich variation in language registers and their rhetorical manipulation in all three of the early theatrical genres ( zaju 雜劇, nanxi 南戲, and chuanqi 傳奇) and notes how the attention to language use in which recent...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 81–107.
Published: 01 April 2023
... chuban shijian kaoshu,” the first issue sold eight thousand copies. 38. Hua, Shenbao kanzai jiutishi yanjiu , 83 . 39. Gu, Tianci menjing . 40. Zuo, Wanqing minguo chuanqi zaju kaosuo , 199 . 41. Gu also worked as an editor in the Shangwu yinshuguan 商務印書館...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 April 2023
... subject of the state, and a goddess. This study examines the relationships among multiple types of authorship: literati authorship of chuanqi dramas, collective authorship of folk opera, and male actors performing (authoring) female characters onstage. The study demonstrates that, as folk opera shifted...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (1): 134–172.
Published: 01 April 2015
... University Press , 1990 . Elkins, James . On Pictures and the Words That Fail Them . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1998 . Guo Yingde 郭英德 . Ming Qing chuanqi shi 明清傳奇史 ( A History of Ming-Qing Southern Drama ). Nanjing : Jiangsu guji chubanshe , 1999 . He Huijian 何惠鑑...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 215–231.
Published: 01 April 2020
... out. Its author clearly sought to emulate the canonical seventeenth-century southern play ( chuanqi 傳奇) Taohua shan 桃花扇 (The Peach Blossom Fan), which had attempted, through romantic tragedy and lyricism, to make sense of the political upheaval accompanying the Ming-Qing dynastic transition...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 412–431.
Published: 01 November 2019
... writing, especially from the third to the ninth century, when zhiguai 志怪 (record of the uncanny) and chuanqi 傳奇 (story of the strange) formed the predominant fiction genres, was firmly based on notions of the strange and the extraordinary, as names of these genres suggest. Even after the concept...