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Title Zhongguo jing ju. English.
Peking opera / by Chengbei Xu.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.


 Main Stacks  PN2876.B37 X7713 2012    AVAILABLE
Edition Updated ed.
Description 130 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Series Introductions to Chinese culture.
Introductions to Chinese culture.
Note "Translated from the original Chinese by Chen Gengtao"--Cover flap.
"Originally published by China Intercontinental Press as Peking opera (9787508516646) in 2010"--Title page verso.
Gift of the Women's Auxiliary of UTEP Library Fund.
Subject Operas, Chinese -- History and criticism.
Operas -- China -- Beijing.
Theater -- China -- Beijing.
Contents The birth and evolution of Peking opera -- The stage, props and orchestra -- Performing art -- Performers and performing schools -- Classic plays -- Modern Peking operas -- Conventions of Peking opera -- Appreciating Peking opera -- Peking opera in the contemporary era.