Peony Pavilion Onstage

Four Centuries in the Career of a Chinese Drama
Volume 88
Catherine C. Swatek
This book explores responses to The Peony Pavilion (Mudan ting) by Tang Xianzu from three segments of this classic play’s public – literati playwrights, professional performers of Kun opera, and quite recently, directors and audiences outside China.


Catherine C. Swatek is Associate Professor of Chinese Literature in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia.

Product Details

  • 6 x 9.
  • 438pp.
  • 1 table,17 figures.
Available for sale worldwide

  • Paper
  • 2012
  • Available
  • 978-0-89264-908-2

Add to Cart
  • $30.00 U.S.