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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 Weapons and Skills for Stage Fighting

Using Weapons and Skills for Stage Fighting

(p.93) Chapter 4 Using Weapons and Skills for Stage Fighting
Chinese Opera

Siu Wang-Ngai

Peter Lovrick

Hong Kong University Press

This chapter outlines fighting skills and the use of various weapons in stage battles. These weapons include spears, swords, polearms, maces, and bows and arrows.

Keywords:   Stage weapons, Spear, Mace, Quarterstaff, Polearm, Sword, Sabre, Bow and Arrow, Special Weapons, Chinese Opera

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