This course will offer an overview of traditional Chinese theatre from the 13th Century to the early 20th Century. Seeing traditional Chinese theatre as a form of popular entertainment developed across ages in its changing cultural contexts, this course will discuss a number of themes prevalent in Chinese theatre, with special attention to their economic and socio-political backgrounds, as well as their ideological implications. Literary and performing conventions of traditional Chinese theatre will also be examined. Taught in English.
Prerequisite(s): 1.0 Essay course from Category A or B.
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: CHINESE
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