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People's Bard : How China Made Shakespeare Its Own (Paperback) (Nancy Pellegrini)
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From the first staging of the Merchant of Venice in 1913, to experimental interpretations in contemporary theaters, Shakespeare plays have been embraced in China. Touching on mortal themes of love and loss, revenge and guilt, his works have transcended the boundaries of language and culture. This book explores the unique story of how the Bard of Avon became the People’s Bard and the universality of his literary genius.
Number of Pages: 142
Genre: Performing Arts, Literary Criticism, Drama
Series Title: Penguin Specials
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Nancy Pellegrini
Street Date: June 1, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-1074
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