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A Topsy-Turvy World : Short Plays and Farces from the Ming and Qing Dynasties

Author :  Edited and introduced by Wilt L. Idema, Wai-yee Li, and Stephen H. West

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Country
United States
Publisher
Columbia University Press
ISBN 9780231208970
Format PaperBack
Language English
Year of Publication 2023
Bib. Info 440 p,7 x 10
Categories Asian Studies
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A Topsy-Turvy World presents English translations of shorter late Ming and early Qing plays. Satirical and often earthy, these mostly one-act plays provide a glimpse of Chinese daily life and mores even as they question or subvert the boundaries of social, moral, and political order.

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