A Study on the Thematic, Narrative, and Musical Structure of by Yumin Ao

By Yumin Ao

This ebook is a research of the thematic, narrative, and musical constitution of Yuanqu xuan [A choice of Yuan performs] variation of the Yuan zaju (variety play) Dou E yuan [Injustice to Dou E] initially composed through the very hot playwright Guan Hanqing (fl. 1260). even if different authors have studied those 3 points of Dou E yuan individually, this is often the 1st accomplished remedy of the subject as a scholarly monograph in English. Yumin Ao’s research is predicated at the version of the play within the Yuanqu xuan [A number of Yuan performs] compiled via the Ming writer Zang Maoxun (ca. 1550-1620). Ao proposes that Dou E yuan, as a dramatic narrative which develops via its enactment at the level instead of via verbal presentation as a narrative, monitors its integrative constitution of narration via its thematic improvement and inside of its musical conventions.

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By Yumin Ao

This ebook is a research of the thematic, narrative, and musical constitution of Yuanqu xuan [A choice of Yuan performs] variation of the Yuan zaju (variety play) Dou E yuan [Injustice to Dou E] initially composed through the very hot playwright Guan Hanqing (fl. 1260). even if different authors have studied those 3 points of Dou E yuan individually, this is often the 1st accomplished remedy of the subject as a scholarly monograph in English. Yumin Ao’s research is predicated at the version of the play within the Yuanqu xuan [A number of Yuan performs] compiled via the Ming writer Zang Maoxun (ca. 1550-1620). Ao proposes that Dou E yuan, as a dramatic narrative which develops via its enactment at the level instead of via verbal presentation as a narrative, monitors its integrative constitution of narration via its thematic improvement and inside of its musical conventions.

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36 | a study on the thematic , narr ative , and m u s i c a l st r u c t ur e (4) we can identify the changes that Zang Maoxun made to his edition by comparing the YQX to the GMJ edition, and (5) I aim at analysing the most influential version of Dou E yuan rather than the version that may be closest to the original version. Conclusion A review of the Yuan, Ming and early Qing evidence relating to Guan Hanqing and his zaju compositions reveals the basic details of his life and this dramatic genre.

Like many Chinese scholars in his time, Wang first came into contact with Western philosophical works during a sojourn in Japan, which he had visited from 1901 to 1902.

36 | a study on the thematic , narr ative , and m u s i c a l st r u c t ur e (4) we can identify the changes that Zang Maoxun made to his edition by comparing the YQX to the GMJ edition, and (5) I aim at analysing the most influential version of Dou E yuan rather than the version that may be closest to the original version. Conclusion A review of the Yuan, Ming and early Qing evidence relating to Guan Hanqing and his zaju compositions reveals the basic details of his life and this dramatic genre.

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