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The People's Bard : How China Made Shakespeare Its Own
by Nancy Pellegrini


Overview - From the first staging of the Merchant of Venice in 1913, to experimental interpretations in contemporary theaters, Shakespeare plays have been embraced in China. Touching on mortal themes of love and loss, revenge and guilt, his works have transcended the boundaries of language and culture.  Read more...

 
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Overview
From the first staging of the Merchant of Venice in 1913, to experimental interpretations in contemporary theaters, Shakespeare plays have been embraced in China. Touching on mortal themes of love and loss, revenge and guilt, his works have transcended the boundaries of language and culture. This book explores the unique story of how the Bard of Avon became the People's Bard and the universality of his literary genius.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780734399021
  • ISBN-10: 0734399022
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia
  • Publish Date: June 2017
  • Page Count: 152
  • Dimensions: 7.1 x 4.4 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.22 pounds

Series: Penguin Specials

Related Categories

Books > Performing Arts > Theater - History & Criticism
Books > Literary Criticism > Asian - Chinese
Books > Literary Criticism > Shakespeare

 
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