Chinese and Western Drama Traditions: A Comparative Perspective
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The chapters draws some similarities and differences between Western and Chinese theatre traditions. It does so in the following areas: drama genres, the purpose of drama,plot, tragedy and comedy, conventions, theatres and stages, and the social status of the actor. It concludes that the differences are more fundamental than the similarities.
China and Other Spaces : Selected Essays by Contributors to the Research Seminar Series of the Institute of Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, 2005-2007
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Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies