Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900-2000
Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900 – 2000 is a ground-breaking survey, tracking the advent of modern drama in Japan, India, China, Korea and Southeast Asia. It considers the shaping power of realism and naturalism, the influence of Western culture, the relationship between theatrical modernisation and social modernisation, and how theatre operates in contemporary Asian society.
Organised by period, nation and region, each chapter provides:
·a historical overview of the culture;
·an outline of theatre history;
·a survey of significant playwrights, actors, directors, companies, plays and productions.
With contributions from an international team of scholars, this authoritative introduction will uniquely equip students and scholars with a broad understanding of the modern theatre histories of Asia.
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1960 Through The Millennium
Chapter 3 Modern Chinese Theatre To 1949
Chapter 4 Modern Chinese Theatre After 1949
Taiwan and Hong Kong
Chapter 6 Modern Korean Theatre
Chapter 7 Modern Indian Theatre
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