Mei Lanfang and the Twentieth-Century International Stage

Chinese Theatre Placed and Displaced

  • Authors
  • Min Tian

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History book series (PSTPH)

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The first book-length study in any language of the presence and influence of Mei Lanfang, the internationally known Chinese actor who specialized in female roles on the twentieth-century international stage. Tian investigates Mei Lanfang's presence and influence and the transnational and intercultural appropriations of his art.


Interpretation language stage theatre Tradition

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