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Title The rise of Cantonese opera / Wing Chung Ng.
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2015]


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-256) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Description based on print version record.
Subject Operas, Chinese -- China -- Guangdong Sheng -- History and criticism.
Operas, Chinese -- China -- Guangzhou -- History and criticism.
Operas, Chinese -- China -- Hong Kong -- History and criticism.
China -- Guangdong Sheng.
China -- Guangzhou.
China -- Hong Kong.
Genre Electronic book.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents Formation of Cantonese opera in South China. Itinerant actors and red boats in the Pearl River Delta ; Urbanization of Cantonese opera ; Urban theater and its modern crisis -- Popular theater and the state. The cultural politics of theater reform ; The state, public order, and local theater in South China -- Local theater, transnational arena. Popular theater in the diaspora -- Theater as transnational business -- Theater and the immigrant public.
Summary From village art form to global phenomenon.
Other Title Print version: Rise of Cantonese opera Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2015] 9780252039119 (cloth : alk. paper)