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Only Joking? The Relationship between the Clown and Percussion in Jingju

From: Asian Theatre Journal
Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2005
pp. 269-292 | 10.1353/atj.2005.0034


Ashley Thorpe received his PhD from the University of London and currently teaches theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London, and the University of Reading. He has studied jingju in China and performed in the United Kingdom as both a jingju actor and a musician. His book on the role of the clown in traditional Chinese drama is forthcoming from Edwin Mellen Press.

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