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A Glossary of Words and Phrases in the Oral Performing and Dramatic Literatures of (Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies)

by Dale Johnson

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Published by Center for Chinese Studies, The Universi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Drama,
  • Reference,
  • Oral And Folk Literature,
  • Chinese,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Folk literature, Chinese,
  • English,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Asian,
  • Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology,
  • 960-1644,
  • Chinese Drama,
  • Chinese language,
  • Dictionaries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8232193M
    ISBN 10089264138X
    ISBN 109780892641383

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A Glossary of Words and Phrases in the Oral Performing and Dramatic Literatures of (Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies) by Dale Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Glossary of Words and Phrases fills this gap for Western readers, allowing even a relative novice who has reasonable command of Chinese to read, translate, and appreciate this great body of literature with an ease undreamed of even two decades Glossary is organized into approximately 8, entries based on the reading notes and glosses found in various.

Glossary of words and phrases in the oral performing and dramatic literatures of the Jin, Yuan, and Ming. Ann Arbor: Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Dale R.

off book: when the actor has memorized his or her lines completely. on book: a rehearsal with scripts. oral tradition: passing down customs, stories, and cultural information via spoken rather than written word. ↑ Top. pantomime: acting without words.

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Johnson The first aid of its kind in a Western language to reading a notoriously difficult body of dramatic works from to CE. This glossary of literary terms is a list of definitions of terms and concepts used in the discussion, classification, analysis, and criticism of all types of literature, such as poetry, novels, and picture books, as well as of grammar, syntax, and language a more complete glossary of terms relating to poetry in particular, see Glossary of poetry terms.

Oral Pertaining to spoken words. See Verbal Overstatement See Hyperbole Palindrome A word, phrase, or sentence that reads the same backward or forward. For example, Able was I ere I saw Elba. Paradox A statement that seems to contradict itself, but, in fact, reveals some element of truth.

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