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Chinese shadow-figure plays and their making

Benjamin March

Chinese shadow-figure plays and their making

by Benjamin March

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Published by Puppetry Imprints in Detroit .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith 3 pieces from the Chinese: Visiting Li Er Ssu, Fox Bewitchment [and] The Exorcism.
SeriesHandbook XI
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14872458M

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In her study of Chinese shadow theatre Fan Pen Li Chen documents and corrects misconceptions about this once-popular art form.

Drawing on extensive research and fieldwork, she argues that these plays served a mainly religious function during the Qing dynasty and that the appeal of women warrior characters reflected the lower classes' high tolerance for the.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: March, Benjamin, Chinese shadow figure plays and their making. Detroit, (OCoLC) Chinese shadow puppetry is a form of theatre acted by colourful silhouette figures made from leather or paper, accompanied by music and singing.

Manipulated by puppeteers using rods, the figures create the illusion of moving images on a translucent cloth screen illuminated from behind. Shadow puppetry, or Shadow Play, was very popular during the Tang ( - ) and Song ( - ) dynasties in many parts of China.

Shadow puppets were first made of paper sculpture, later from the leather of donkeys or oxen. That's why their Chinese name is pi ying, which means shadows of leather.

Chinese Shadow Figures Catalog - Princeton University Library. How to make a silhouette figure of Chinese shadow puppetry. Shadow play was very popular in China. They are Peking shadow puppetry, Chuan shadow puppetry, Shannxi shadow puppetry and others, each with their own characteristics.

Yet, the making methods of silhouette figures are almost the same. They were first made of paper, but later of the hides of donkeys, oxen and other animals. Hence the puppetry’s Chinese name became pi ying xi, which is literally translated as “leather shadow play.” Complex steps to make a figure.

The process of making a shadow puppet figure is complicated and calls for well-trained skills and experience. The Situation of Shadow Play Due to modern audio-visual media, this form of performance can’t be popular as the situation two decades ago.

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Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is an ancient form of storytelling and entertainment which uses flat articulated cut-out figures (shadow puppets) which are held between a source of light and a translucent screen or cut-out shapes of the puppets sometimes include translucent color or other types of detailing.

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