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Chinese Drama and Theatre - CHNS3651

Year - 2020

The unit studies key aspects of Chinese performance art and performance literature. It explores the development of Chinese theatre from ritual to ritual drama to literary drama and examines how ritual/theatrical elements are integrated into musical drama, the dominant form of Chinese theatre known as xiqu as represented by Kun opera and Beijing opera.

2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week.

Tutorial participation (10%), 1x equivalent to 500wds oral presentation (20%), 2x equivalent to 2000wds 1 hr in-class test (30%), 1x 2000wd essay (40%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Chinese Studies or Asian Studies or International Comparative Literature Studies or Theatre and Performance Studies.


CHNS3547 or CHNS3447


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Chinese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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