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  • The Women of Quyi

    Liminal Voices and Androgynous Bodies

    By Francesca R. Sborgi Lawson

    Why has the female voice—as the resonant incarnation of the female body—inspired both fascination and ambivalence? Why were women restricted from performing on the Chinese public stage? How have female roles and voices been appropriated by men throughout much of the history of Chinese theatre? Why…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • The Narrative Arts of Tianjin: Between Music and Language

    By Francesca R. Sborgi Lawson

    In studying one of the world's oldest and most enduring musical cultures, academics have consistently missed one of the richest forms of Chinese cultural expression: performed narratives. Francesca R. Sborgi Lawson explores the relationships between language and music in the performance of four…

    Hardback – 2011-01-28
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

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