Scenes For Mandarins: The Elite Theater of the Ming (Softcover). Cyril Birch.

Scenes For Mandarins: The Elite Theater of the Ming (Softcover)

Columbia University Press. 6 x 9", 262 pp., 9 b/w illustrations reproduced from old Chinese illustrated books, paper, New York, 1995. (o.p.; fine). Item #17128
ISBN: 0231102631

This work is organized as a mixture that is part anthology of plays, part history, part literary criticism, part textual exegesis, part biblioraphical clarification of the Chinese language and poetry in Ming drama.

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