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Du Liniang

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Du Liniang (杜丽娘/杜麗娘; pinyin: Dù Lìniáng) is a fictional character from Tang Xianzu's play The Peony Pavilion. [1]

8 relations: Kunqu, Liu Mengmei, Mei Lanfang, Pinyin, Resurrection, Tang Xianzu, The Peony Pavilion, Zhang Jiqing.


Kunqu, also known as Kunju (崑劇), Kun opera or Kunqu Opera, is one of the oldest extant forms of Chinese opera.

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Liu Mengmei

Liu Mengmei (柳梦梅/柳夢梅) is the main fictionalized character within Tang Xianzu's play The Peony Pavilion, "Liu" meaning 'willow' and "Mengmei" 'dream of plum'.

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Mei Lanfang

Mei Lan (22 October 1894 – 8 August 1961), better known by his stage name Mei Lanfang, was one of the most famous Peking opera artists in modern Chinese theater.

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Hanyu Pinyin Romanization, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan.

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Resurrection is the concept of coming back to life after death.

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Tang Xianzu

Tang Xianzu (September 24, 1550 – July 29, 1616), courtesy name Yireng (義仍), was a Chinese playwright of the Ming Dynasty.

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The Peony Pavilion

The Peony Pavilion (Chinese: 牡丹亭; pinyin: Mǔdān tíng; Wade–Giles: Mu-tan t'ing), also named The Return of Soul at the Peony Pavilion, is a romantic tragicomedy play written by dramatist Tang Xianzu in 1598, and the plot was drawn from the short story Du Liniang Revives For Love. It depictes a love story between Du Liniang and Liu Mengmei, overcomes all difficulties, transcending time and space, life and death, and finally get together.

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Zhang Jiqing

Zhang Jiqing, from the Jiangsu Province Kunju Troupe, is a Kunqu artist.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Du_Liniang

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