TIAN Han (Tián Hàn 田汉)

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Tian Han was a founder of the Chinese spoken drama (huaju 话剧) and a prolific writer who produced a large body of plays, operas, and film scripts. His death during the Cultural Revolution 文化大革命 (1966–1976) represented the tragic fate of many Chinese intellectuals caught up in this political upheaval.

Tian Han 田汉 was a founder of the Chinese spoken drama (huaju 话剧) movement, a reformer of traditional Chinese opera, and a playwright with more than sixty….

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