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The contemporary Chinese historical drama

four studies

by Rudolf G. Wagner

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Chinese drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Historical drama, Chinese -- History and criticism.,
    • Politics and literature -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRudolf G. Wagner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPL2393 .W34 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 361 p. :
      Number of Pages361
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2058854M
      ISBN 100520059549
      LC Control Number88038075

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        Whittling all historical fiction books into one manageable list is impossible, truly. Instead of putting together a list of the , best historical fiction books, I opted instead for adult historical fiction showstoppers that present a Author: Nikki Vanry.   Broadcast Period: Novem iQIYI, Tencent. Zhang Ruoyun as Fan Xian. Li Qin as Lin Waner. Chen Daoming as Qing Di. Wu Gang as Chen Pingping. The story follows a young man with a mysterious background. He comes from a small city by the sea, hails from a prominent family and undergoes trials and tribulations in his personal journey.

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