The Eternal Present of the Past: Illustration, Theatre, and Reading in the Wanli Period, 1573-1619

The Eternal Present of the Past: Illustration, Theatre, and Reading in the Wanli Period, 1573-1619

by Li-ling Hsiao
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004156437

ISBN-13: 9789004156432

Pub. Date: 05/11/2007

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Drawing together illustration, theater, and literature, this study examines a late Ming conception of the stage as a mystical space for temporal conflation that allowed the past to be reborn in the present and to uphold the continuity of the cultural tradition

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Drawing together illustration, theater, and literature, this study examines a late Ming conception of the stage as a mystical space for temporal conflation that allowed the past to be reborn in the present and to uphold the continuity of the cultural tradition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004156432
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/11/2007
Series:
China Studies Series , #12
Pages:
348

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