This database is designed as a research tool for the investigation of Chinese storytelling. Chinese storytelling is a wide concept with more than 300 genres in living tradition. Only a selection of these are currently represented in the database, and emphasis is on the oral performance culture of Yangzhou in Jiangsu province. Related oral arts and written genres such as Chinese drama and novel are also part of the research materials. The materials available include:
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