Title

The History of Jīngjù

Date

5-31-2018 9:24 AM

End Time

31-5-2018 9:36 AM

Location

WUC Columbia Room

Session Chair

Michael Phillips

Session Title

Theatre History Presentations

Presentation Type

Presentation

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Michael Phillips

Abstract

Beginning with the combination of different theatrical styles for the Qianlong Emperors' birthday in 1790, and ending with its near destruction due to the establishment of The People's Republic of China in 1949, the Peking Opera provides a rich insight into Chinese culture in addition to staying afloat in a fiercely competitive age.

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May 31st, 9:24 AM May 31st, 9:36 AM

The History of Jīngjù

WUC Columbia Room

Beginning with the combination of different theatrical styles for the Qianlong Emperors' birthday in 1790, and ending with its near destruction due to the establishment of The People's Republic of China in 1949, the Peking Opera provides a rich insight into Chinese culture in addition to staying afloat in a fiercely competitive age.