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Chinese OperaThe Actor's Craft$
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Siu Wang-Ngai

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9789888208265

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888208265.001.0001

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Using Props

Using Props

(p.39) Chapter 3 Using Props
Chinese Opera

Siu Wang-Ngai

Peter Lovrick

Hong Kong University Press

This chapter demonstrates how props common to Chinese stage craft are used. It includes the horsewhip which represents an entire horse, paddles which represent boats, the fan and furniture.

Keywords:   Props, Horsewhip, Fan, Handkerchief, Ribbon, Table and Chair, Cloud Whisk, Paddle and Boat Pole, Flag, Chinese Opera

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