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The Resource The Orphan of Zhao and other Yuan plays : the earliest known versions, translated & introduced by Stephen H. West and Wilt L. Idema

The Orphan of Zhao and other Yuan plays : the earliest known versions, translated & introduced by Stephen H. West and Wilt L. Idema

Label
The Orphan of Zhao and other Yuan plays : the earliest known versions
Title
The Orphan of Zhao and other Yuan plays
Title remainder
the earliest known versions
Statement of responsibility
translated & introduced by Stephen H. West and Wilt L. Idema
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
This is the first anthology of Yuan-dynasty zaju (miscellaneous comedies) to introduce the genre to English-speaking readers exclusively through translations of the plays' fourteenth-century editions. Almost all previous translations of Yuan-dynasty zaju are based on late-Ming regularized editions that were heavily adapted for performance at the Ming imperial court and then extensively revised in the seventeenth century for the reading pleasure of Jiangnan literati. These early editions are based on scripts for the leading actor and provide the reader with the arias, prose dialogue, and cue
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
895.12/4408
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PL2658.E5
LC item number
O77 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • West, Stephen H
  • Idema, W. L.
Series statement
Translations from the Asian classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese drama
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Chinese drama
  • Yuan Dynasty (China)
Label
The Orphan of Zhao and other Yuan plays : the earliest known versions, translated & introduced by Stephen H. West and Wilt L. Idema
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3.
  • Xue Rengui Returns Home Clad In Brocade
  • Newly Cut Full Text: Xue Rengui Returns Home Clad in Brocade, with the Complete Prompts, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
  • Selection of Yuan Plays Edition of the Zaju Xue Rengui Returns Home in Glory
  • 4.
  • Bamboo-Leaf Boat
  • Newly Cut with Plot Prompts: Chen Jiqing Is Enlightened to the Way on a Bamboo-Leaf Boat, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
  • Selection of Yuan Plays Edition of the Zaju Chen Jiqing Mistakenly Boards a Bamboo-Leaf Boat
  • 5.
  • Tippler Zhao Yuan Encounters The Prior Emperor
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Newly Cut with Plot Prompts: Tippler Zhao Yuan Encounters the Prior Emperor, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
  • Tippler Zhao Yuan Encounters the Prior Emperor, a Ming Manuscript Edition
  • 6.
  • Affair Of The Eastern Window Exposed
  • Newly Printed at the Great Capital, a Complete Text with Plot Prompts: The Affair of the Eastern Window Exposed, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
  • 7.
  • Little Butcher Zhang Immolates His Child To Save His Mother
  • Newly Printed in Hangzhou: Little Butcher Zhang Immolates His Child to Save His Mother, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
  • 1.
  • Orphan Of Zhao
  • Orphan of Zhao, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
  • Orphan of Zhao Greatly Wreaks Vengeance, A Selection of Yuan Plays Edition
  • 2.
  • Huo Guang Remonstrates As A Ghost
  • Newly Printed in Hangzhou with Plot Prompts: Huo Guang Remonstrates as a Ghost, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
Control code
894791349
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 391 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231538107
Lccn
2013048900
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 3097179d-a99e-4048-aa2e-9faadf622613
  • 22573/ctt13k0ssf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894791349
Label
The Orphan of Zhao and other Yuan plays : the earliest known versions, translated & introduced by Stephen H. West and Wilt L. Idema
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3.
  • Xue Rengui Returns Home Clad In Brocade
  • Newly Cut Full Text: Xue Rengui Returns Home Clad in Brocade, with the Complete Prompts, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
  • Selection of Yuan Plays Edition of the Zaju Xue Rengui Returns Home in Glory
  • 4.
  • Bamboo-Leaf Boat
  • Newly Cut with Plot Prompts: Chen Jiqing Is Enlightened to the Way on a Bamboo-Leaf Boat, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
  • Selection of Yuan Plays Edition of the Zaju Chen Jiqing Mistakenly Boards a Bamboo-Leaf Boat
  • 5.
  • Tippler Zhao Yuan Encounters The Prior Emperor
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Newly Cut with Plot Prompts: Tippler Zhao Yuan Encounters the Prior Emperor, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
  • Tippler Zhao Yuan Encounters the Prior Emperor, a Ming Manuscript Edition
  • 6.
  • Affair Of The Eastern Window Exposed
  • Newly Printed at the Great Capital, a Complete Text with Plot Prompts: The Affair of the Eastern Window Exposed, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
  • 7.
  • Little Butcher Zhang Immolates His Child To Save His Mother
  • Newly Printed in Hangzhou: Little Butcher Zhang Immolates His Child to Save His Mother, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
  • 1.
  • Orphan Of Zhao
  • Orphan of Zhao, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
  • Orphan of Zhao Greatly Wreaks Vengeance, A Selection of Yuan Plays Edition
  • 2.
  • Huo Guang Remonstrates As A Ghost
  • Newly Printed in Hangzhou with Plot Prompts: Huo Guang Remonstrates as a Ghost, a Fourteenth-Century Edition
Control code
894791349
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 391 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231538107
Lccn
2013048900
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 3097179d-a99e-4048-aa2e-9faadf622613
  • 22573/ctt13k0ssf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894791349

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