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Author Goldman, Andrea S. (Andrea Sue), author.
Title Opera and the city [electronic resource] : the politics of culture in Beijing, 1770-1900 / Andrea S. Goldman.
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, ©2012.
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 Electronic Book  ML1751.C58 G65 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xv, 365 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Opera aficionados and guides to boy-actresses -- Metropolitan opera, border crossings, and the state -- Musical genre, opera hierarchy, and court patronage -- Social melodrama and the sexing of political complaint -- Sex versus violence in "I, sister-in-law" operas.
Subject Operas, Chinese -- Social aspects -- China -- Beijing.
Operas, Chinese -- Political aspects -- China -- Beijing.
Operas, Chinese -- China -- Beijing -- History and criticism.
Beijing (China) -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Beijing (China) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Related To Print version: Goldman, Andrea S. Opera and the city. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, ©2012. 9780804778312 0804778310 (DLC) 2011047716
ISBN 0804782628 (electronic bk.)
9780804782623 (electronic bk.)
9780804778312 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804778310 (cloth : alk. paper)