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The Flower Princess [Hardcover]

Yung Bell , Sonia Ng , Katherine Carlitz

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June 4 2010

Princess Changping, or Di Nü Hua, has become the most renowned Cantonese opera since its 1957 premier in Hong Kong. The opera is a serious political drama played out between the Han and non-Han following the fall of the Ming Dynasty, and the plot pits romantic love against the lofty Confucian ideals of social hierarchy and moral rectitude. This edition is the first complete English translation of the opera, featuring text, song titles, speech types, and choreographic and stage setting, therefore making this volume a superior reference for Chinese opera courses taught in English-speaking institutions worldwide.


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  • Hardcover: 244 pages
  • Publisher: The Chinese University Press (June 4 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9629963744
  • ISBN-13: 978-9629963743
  • Product Dimensions: 2 x 15.3 x 22.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 499 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,074,908 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Bell Yung is professor of music and director of Asian Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh.
Sonia Ng is an advisor to the Department of Music at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Katherine Carlitz is adjunct professor in the Department of East Asia Languages and Literatures and assistant director of the Asian Studies Centre at the University of Pittsburgh.


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5.0 out of 5 stars An Exquisite Translation! Feb. 10 2014
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I am so happy to finally read a complete translation of this entire Cantonese Opera! Professor Bell Yung and her team had done a beautiful job in translating this exquisite play that represents the profundity of the Chinese minds, the Tao of virtues, the depth and breadth of eternal love from the Chinese perspectives. This epic love story has influenced and permeated millions of Chinese households from around the world from generation to generation. Most who love this play have seen it multiple times and sing along with the stunning lyrics thousands of times! My deep gratitude for this book--- now I can share this opera with my English-speaking friends who have loved the music, the refined singing and melody, and who want to know all the subtle nuances of this opera's literary contents! I highly recommend this book!

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