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The characterization of sheng and dan roles in Chinese opera

Hsiao-Mei Wang

The characterization of sheng and dan roles in Chinese opera

by Hsiao-Mei Wang

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Published .
Written in English


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Statementby Hsiao-Mei Wang.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 89/142 (M)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationvii, 125 leaves
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1826949M
LC Control Number89894003

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This study sought to discover the principles of characterization governing the Sheng and the Dan roles in the Chinese opera. Seven Dan role divisions and three Sheng role divisions were Author: Hsiao-Mei Wang. The characters of the opera are divided into four main roles: Sheng (male roles), Dan (female roles), Jing (strong, rough or dangerous characters), and Chou (clowns or comedians).

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