Skip to content Skip to navigation

What is Chinese Theater? The Formation of a Tradition (CHINGEN 269)

Course Description: 

A survey of Chinese drama from its origins to late imperial China. Explores theories of the origins of Chinese drama, contrasting theories with the documented beginnings of theater and its first texts. How traditions turned into "elite theater" in the Ming and Qing dynasties, and how esthetic norms and moral values went into the process of theatrical transformation.

Subject: 
CHINGEN
Subject (Full): 
Chinese General
Academic Year: 
2014-2015
Geography: 
China