In search of Korean traditional opera : discourses of chʻanggŭk / Andrew Killick
- Killick, Andrew P. (Andrew Peter)
- Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- xxxi, 254 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
- Chapter One. A Night at the Korean Opera -- Getting There -- Preliminaries -- Ch'angguk Begins with P'ansori -- The Drama Unfolds -- Lovers United---and Parted -- Enter the Villain -- The Hero Returns -- Curtain Calls -- Chapter Two. Origins and Origin Myths -- Ch'angguk's Origins: The Standard Story -- Theater before Theaters: Drama in Premodern Korea -- Musical Storytelling: P'ansori -- A Comparative Context: Hybrid-Popular Theater and the Colonial Encounter -- The Advent of Commercial Theaters -- The First Ch'angguk? -- The Myth Defended -- Conclusion: "To Show Something of This Country to Foreigners" -- Chapter Three. Ch'angguk in Colonial Korea -- Ch'angguk in the Wake of the Won'gaksa -- Hyomnyulsa Touring Variety Troupes -- Male and Female Companies in Seoul -- Causes of Decline -- Cultural Nationalism and the Conditions for Revival -- The Choson Songak Yon'guhoe -- The War Years and Historical Ch'angguk -- Conclusion: The Colonial Legacy in Ch'angguk -- Chapter Four. Women's National Drama: Yosong Kukkuk -- National Music and National Drama -- Emergence and Heyday -- Decline -- Revival and Transformation -- Conclusion: In Search of Women's National Drama -- Chapter Five. Inventing a Tradition? The National Changgeuk Company of Korea -- Ch'angguk at the National Theater of Korea -- P'ansori Purism and the Ch'angguk Chongnip Wiwonhoe -- Ho Kyu and the Performer-Audience Relationship -- Ch'angguk at the National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts -- Kang Hanyong and the Abolition of the Narrator -- Into the Twenty-First Century -- Conclusion: How Traditional Is Korean Traditional Opera? -- Chapter Six. Stories and Themes: What Is Ch'angguk About? -- A Heterogeneous Canon: Operas from the Standard P'ansori Stories -- Ch'unhyang and the Discourse of Han -- Bodily Penetration as National Metaphor -- Penetration and Resistance in "Newly Composed Ch'angguk" -- Conclusion: Genre as Discourse -- Chapter Seven. Constructing the Nation through Sound: The Music of Ch'angguk -- Musical Resources from P'ansori -- P'ansori Music in Ch'angguk -- Diegetic Music and Musical Eclecticism -- Conclusion: Musical Unity and National Unity -- Chapter Eight. Conclusion.
- 9780824832902 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0824832906 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- "A study of the International Center for Korean Studies at the Research Institute of Korean Studies, Korea University."
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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