Textual Representations of the Sixteenth-Century Chinese Drama Yuzan ji (The Jade Hairpin)



Pan has the love poem in his hand. The Buddhist sutra, symbolizing the illusory nature of the world, lies on the table to the left.

(Anonymous 1987:315).

In the illustration, she is actually facing the reader, and it is Pan who unties her gown.

(Gong 1984:116-17).

The chess scene, Act 10.

The first column of characters on the top right gives pronunciations of characters.

(Gao 1954:10b-11a).

Gao Lian’s Yuzan ji (The Jade Hairpin see Gao 1954:no. 14, juan xia, 12b).

This is the title page, and the scene of the couple with their eyes closed.

(Retired Scholar Jing 1984:series 1, vol. 2, p. 3).

A scene from Act 19 of The Jade Hairpin.

(Retired Scholar Jing 1984:78-79).

Pan is kneeling down to apologize for his late arrival (Act 21).

(Huang W. 1984a:series 1, vol. 4, pp. 42-43).

This is the title page.

(Huang Wenhua 1984b:series 1, vol. 5, p. 1).

This is the title page. Note that a price of 0.12 taels of silver has been stamped on top.

(Cheng 1984:series 1, vol. 6, p. 1.)

Starting at the fifth column from the right, the arias are from Act 19 of The Jade Hairpin.

(Zhou Z. 1984a:series 2, vol. 13, pp. 708-9).

See Zheng 1988:vol. 4, p. 17.

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