Shakespeare in China by Murray J. Levith PDF

By Murray J. Levith

ISBN-10: 0826461379

ISBN-13: 9780826461377

ISBN-10: 0826492762

ISBN-13: 9780826492760

Shakespeare in China presents English language readers with a finished feel of China's earlier and on-going come across with Shakespeare. It bargains a close historical past of twentieth-century Sino-Shakespeare from the beginnings to 1949, through more moderen debts of the playwright within the People's Republic, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The research will pay specific consciousness to translation, feedback and theatrical productions and highlights Shakespeare's destiny throughout the turbulent political instances of recent China. Chapters on 'Shakespeare and Confucius' and 'The Paradox of Shakespeare within the New China' contemplate the playwright within the context of 'old' and 'new' chinese language ideologies. Bringing jointly tough to discover fabrics in either English and chinese language, it builds upon and extends previous examine on its subject.

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