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Chinese Culture: Transformation (edX)

This compact course introduces 5 interesting aspects of Chinese culture in transformation. They are (a) The Four Great Classical Chinese Novels, (b) the art of Chinese opera, (c) private Confucian academies since the Song dynasty, (d) New Confucianism in the 20th century, and (e) gender politics in early New [...]

Cantonese Opera: from Backstage to the Stage (FutureLearn)

Interested in Cantonese opera? Join us in an exploration of this artform from the Backstage to the Stage. Get an introduction to how a Cantonese opera show is prepared. Cantonese opera is a form of Chinese opera that can trace its roots back to the 12th century. Combining music, [...]