Battles, Betrayals, and Brotherhood: Early Chinese Plays on the Three Kingdoms

Battles, Betrayals, and Brotherhood: Early Chinese Plays on the Three Kingdoms

by Wilt L. Idema
     
 

No cycle of historical legends has enjoyed greater or more enduring popularity in China than that of the Three Kingdoms, which recounts the dramatic story of the civil wars (c. AD 180–220) that divided the old Han empire into the Shu-Han, Wei, and Wu states, and the eventual reunification of the realm under the Western Jin in AD 280.

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No cycle of historical legends has enjoyed greater or more enduring popularity in China than that of the Three Kingdoms, which recounts the dramatic story of the civil wars (c. AD 180–220) that divided the old Han empire into the Shu-Han, Wei, and Wu states, and the eventual reunification of the realm under the Western Jin in AD 280.

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ISBN-13:
9781603848138
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/15/2012
Pages:
512

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