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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 Costumes

Using Costumes

Chapter:
(p.131) Chapter 5 Using Costumes
Source:
Chinese Opera
Author(s):

Siu Wang-Ngai

Peter Lovrick

Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888208265.003.0005

This chapter discusses actors' use of costume as stage technique. Items in this chapter include headgear, feathers, robes, sleeves and beards.

Keywords:   costume, headgear, Chinese opera, pheasant tails, hair, beards, water sleeves, outer robe, big belt

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