Chinese Storytelling


 

History and Milieu

  1. The eternal storyteller
  2. The origins of professional storytelling in China
  3. Telling and singing figurines from the Han dynasty
  4. ’Transformation’ performances from the Tang dynasty
  5. Professional storytelling during the Song dynasty
  6. Storytelling, storybooks and folkbooks from Yuan to Ming
  7. Four hundred years of Yangzhou storytelling
  8. Life of Liu Jingting (1587-ca.1670), ’Father of Chinese Storytelling’
  9. Liu Jingting in performance
  10. The milieu of storytelling in old Yangzhou
  11. The traditional storytellers' house—shuchang
  12. The storytelling event of the recent past
  13. Great Enlightenment Storytellers' House
  14. The storytelling event today
  15. Other arenas of storytelling


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