The Development of Drama as a Genre in Chinese Literature

Shaxnoza Turobiddinovna Komilova


The article discusses the emergence and development factors of the drama genre in Chinese literature. There is also information about the genre of drama and its development in Uzbek and world literature. In Chinese literature, the first drama genres in the development of the drama genre were called "siven" (戏文) or "nansiven" (南戏). During the Yuan Dynasty in the 13th and 14th centuries, a genre based on strict law, zaju (杂剧), flourished. In the XIII-XIV centuries, playwrights Guan Han Qing (关汉卿), Wang Shi Fu (王实甫), Bai Pu (白朴), Ma Zhi Yuan (马致远) played a role in the development of the above-mentioned dramatic genres. By the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the Chuanzi genre had emerged in dramaturgy. This article also discusses in detail the creative work of playwrights such as writers Li Yu, Hong Shen, Kun Shan Jen in the development of this genre.


Nansiwen;Zaju;Chuanqi; Sanskrit Drama "Shariputraprakaran";Kumaralata; Shakuntala; Guan Han Xin; Wang Shi Fu; Bai Pu; Ma Zhi Yuan, Li Yu

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