The Orphan of Zhao and Other Yuan Plays: The Earliest Known Versions

The Orphan of Zhao and Other Yuan Plays: The Earliest Known Versions

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This is the first anthology of Yuan-dynasty zaju (miscellaneous comedies) to introduce the genre to English-speaking readers exclusively through translations of the plays’ fourteenth-century editions. Almost all previous translations of Yuan-dynasty zaju are based on late-Ming regularized editions that were heavily adapted for performance at the Ming imperial court and then extensively revised in the seventeenth century for the reading pleasure of Jiangnan literati.… (more)