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By Shih-pe Wang, Tian Yuan Tan Paul Edmondson,Tian Yuan Tan,Paul Edmondson,Shih-pe Wang

ISBN-10: 1472583418

ISBN-13: 9781472583413

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ISBN-13: 9781472583420

The yr is 1616. William Shakespeare has simply died and the realm of the London theatres is mourning his loss. 1616 additionally observed the dying of the well-known chinese language playwright Tang Xianzu. 400 years on and Shakespeare is now an enormous assembly position for Anglo-Chinese cultural discussion within the box of drama reviews. In June 2014 (the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth), SOAS, The Shakespeare Birthplace belief and the nationwide Chung Cheng collage of Taiwan amassed 20 students jointly to mirror at the theatrical perform of 4 hundred years in the past and to invite: what does such an exploration suggest culturally for us at the present time? This ground-breaking learn deals clean insights into the respective theatrical worlds of Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu and asks how the courageous new theatres of 1616 could have an important position to play within the intercultural discussion of our personal time.

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