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The Eternal Present of the Past

Illustration, Theatre, and Reading in the Wanli Period, 1573-1619

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Drawing together illustration, theater, and literature, this study examines a late Ming conception of the stage as a mystical space for temporal conflation that allowed the past to be reborn in the present and to uphold the continuity of the cultural tradition

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