Chinese Opera Picture Book Series: The Empty Fort Strategy

国粹戏剧图画书:空城计

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中国传统戏剧图画书的创新尝试,权威改编,经典绘释,让孩子们亲近国粹艺术,亲近传统文化!Chinese opera (Chinese: 戲曲; pinyin: xìqǔ) is a popular form of drama and musical theatre in China with roots going back to the early periods in China. Chinese Opera Picture Book Series introduces Chinese Opera to young readers through vivid illustrations and easy-to-read text. Great way to let the new generation of children to appreciate and understand the culture and Chinese Opera. This story - The Empty Fort Strategy is a very popular Beijing Opera show. The story is origin from "The Romance of the Three Kingdom".
The Empty Fort Strategy uses a traditional Chinese painting style fine brushwork technique and traditional landscape painting characterized by the prominence of blue and green colors, and successfully draws inspiration from Beijing Opera’s facial makeup images and costume design, creating a vivid and gorgeous visual effect. The picture book successfully creates several characters in the Three Kingdoms period such as Zhuge Liang, the brave and resourceful prime minister of Shu-Han Kingdom who would spare no effort in the performance of his duty until death, and Sima Yi, a powerful minister of Wei Kingdom and a skeptical mastermind. Through the contrast between the dynamic and the static, the virtual and the actual, as well as the many and the few, the book perfectly presents a sense of rhythm.

戏剧《空城计》是我国京剧的传统保留剧目,又名《抚琴退兵》。图画书《空城计》故事取自《三国演义》第九十五回“马谡拒谏失街亭 武侯弹琴退仲达”。故事中诸葛亮的临危不惧和智慧果敢成为千古传诵的美谈。川剧、晋剧、山西蒲剧、河南越调等剧种也都上演过《空城计》。

《国粹戏剧图画书》仿佛扮演了这样一个角色,它为你打开了一个尘封的宝匣,为你捡拾夺目的珠宝,再用今天的文字、你的语言来唤醒它们,给它们穿上图画书的崭新外衣,将这件珠宝打扮得漂漂亮亮,然后送到你的手上。

图画书《空城计》运用中国画传统的绘画形式,融合工笔人物、青绿山水等表现技法,并成功地借鉴了民间年画以及京剧的脸谱造型和服饰设计等诸多表现手法,营造出生动传神、古朴绚丽的视觉效果。图画书成功地塑造了三国时期蜀汉丞相、一生“鞠躬尽瘁、死而后已”、智勇双全的诸葛亮和权高位重、善谋奇策却生性多疑的魏国权臣司马懿等人物形象,画面通过对动与静、虚与实、众与寡的完美呈现,形成张弛有度的节奏感。

我亲爱的小读者,阅读它,你会爱上它,因为爱上它,你会迈出自己探寻的一步,你也会成为这个领域的一个小小探险者,你会发现更多的宝藏。戏剧和中国古典文化从未分离,你可能因此走上文学的一途,也可能是舞台表演艺术,还可能是电影,是美术,甚至是科学。你走入一扇门,而发现所有门,它们原来都是相通的——在合适的时间阅读一本合适的书会让人受益一生。

Language: Simplified Chinese
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 30
Author: 海飞 Fei Hai
Publisher: 新疆青少年出版社 Xinjiang Juvenile Publishing House
Reading Level: 3rd, 4th, 5th
Text Type: Narrative Fiction
Genre: Chinese Culture & History
Book Type: Picture Books