China's Greatest Operatic Male Actor of Female Roles

China's Greatest Operatic Male Actor of Female Roles

Documenting the Life and Art of Mei Lanfang, 1894-1961

eBook - 2010
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This is the first English language book to systematically examine the life and art of Mei Lanfang (1894-1961). Mei, who specialized in female roles in classical Chinese theatre, especially jingju, is widely considered the greatest actor of twentieth-century China. This text includes analyses of his work from Chinese, Western, Russian, and intercultural perspectives.
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2010
ISBN: 9780773422308
0773422307
9780773422032
077342203X
9780773437777
0773437770
Characteristics: 1 online resource (v, 419 pages)
Additional Contributors: Tian, Min 1958-

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