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By Alexa Huang

ISBN-10: 0231148488

ISBN-13: 9780231148481

ISBN-10: 0231148496

ISBN-13: 9780231148498

For with reference to 200 years, the information of Shakespeare have encouraged significant paintings within the literature, fiction, theater, and cinema of China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. From the novels of Lao She and Lin Shu to Lu Xun's look for a chinese language "Shakespeare," and from Feng Xiaogang's martial arts movies to exertions camp memoirs, Soviet-Chinese theater, chinese language opera in Europe, and silent movie, Shakespeare has been placed to paintings in unforeseen areas, yielding a wealthy trove of transnational imagery and paradoxical citations in renowned and political culture.

Chinese Shakespeares is the 1st booklet to be aware of either Shakespearean functionality and Shakespeare's visual appeal in Sinophone tradition and their ambiguous courting to the postcolonial query. Substantiated through case reviews of significant cultural occasions and texts from the 1st Opium battle in 1839 to our instances, Chinese Shakespeares theorizes competing visions of "China" and "Shakespeare" within the international cultural market and demanding situations the common sense of fidelity-based feedback and the parable of cultural exclusivity. In his critique of the locality and ideological investments of authenticity in nationalism, modernity, Marxism, and private identities, Huang unearths the actually transformative strength of chinese language Shakespeares.

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