Name Professor’s NameCourse Number Date The readings for this week were two of very educative and also captivating articles which elucidate on significant events which shaped people’s perspectives of the Chinese theatrical arts. Goldstein gives a detailed description of Mei Lanfang clarifying on the efforts he made to become a national icon by incorporating Western theatrics into inappropriate. Various forms of art should be appreciated and thus the rise of Mei Lanfang to a national icon through techniques. Works Cited Goldstein Joshua. "Mei Lanfang and the nationalization of the Peking Opera 1912-1930." positions: east asia cultures critique 7.2 (1999): 377-420. Li Siu Leung. Cross-dressing in Chinese opera. Vol. 1. Hong Kong University Press 2003. [...]
Free Response They should not be summaries. You are expected to comment on, critique, or raise thoughtful questions about the reading assignment. Be concise and raise your points directly. Be prepared to share your thoughts in discussions.