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HR-50020-04
Local Theater, Transnational Arena: A New Social History of Cantonese Opera, 1860-1945
Wing Ng, University of Texas, San Antonio

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Chinatown Theatre as Transnational Business: New Evidence from Vancouver during the Exclusion Era (Article)
Title: Chinatown Theatre as Transnational Business: New Evidence from Vancouver during the Exclusion Era
Author: Wing Chung Ng
Abstract: This article draws on newly discovered business records from Chinatown, Vancouver, to examine the transnational mobility of Chinese immigrant theater during the exclusion era.
Year: 2004
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly
Publisher: University of British Columbia

Cantonese opera as cultural history and culture in Cantonese opera history (in Chinese) (Book Section)
Title: Cantonese opera as cultural history and culture in Cantonese opera history (in Chinese)
Author: Wing Chung Ng
Editor: Cheng Ling Yan
Editor: Chow Sze Sum
Abstract: The essay offers a state-of-the-art assessment of the field of Cantonese opera history research and suggests several avenues for future work.
Year: 2008
Publisher: Cantonese Opera Research Programme, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Book Title: Collected Essays from the International Symposium on Cantonese Opera Vol. 1
ISBN: 9789628104161

A Decade on the South China Stage: Chen Feinong and the Cantonese Operatic World, 1924-1934 (in Chinese) (Book Section)
Title: A Decade on the South China Stage: Chen Feinong and the Cantonese Operatic World, 1924-1934 (in Chinese)
Author: Wing Chung Ng
Editor: Mee-kaw Nyaw
Editor: Ming K. Chan
Abstract: The chapter examines the volitility of opera business in commercial theater in South China through the career of a prominent actor.
Year: 2010
Publisher: Commercvial Press H.K.
Book Title: Perspectives on Modern Lingnan: Guangdong and its Hong Kong Ties, 1900-38
ISBN: 9789620764424

Cantonese opera network as cultural corridor: A case study of the Cantonese in Southeast Asia in the early twentieth century (in Chinese) (Book Section)
Title: Cantonese opera network as cultural corridor: A case study of the Cantonese in Southeast Asia in the early twentieth century (in Chinese)
Author: Wing Chung Ng
Editor: Wong Sin Kiong
Abstract: The chapter surveys the geographical spread of Cantonese opera activities in colonial Southeast Asia before the Pacific War. It argues that the theater was closely intertwined with the growth of the Cantonese communities in different parts of Southeast Asia, and especially Singapore. Immigrant Chinese organizations and business networks played a pivotal role in helping the theater to thrive and the stage, in turn, solidified cultural sentiments and regional identity.
Year: 2011
Publisher: Global Publishing Ltd and the National University of Singapore
Book Title: Ethnicity, History and Culture: Trans-regional abd Cross-Disciplinary Studies on Southeast Asia and East Asia
ISBN: 9789814365765


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