Technical Information

*/d_piece 616
Piece Title
Meng-Jiang Nu (personal name)
Plot Summary
Wan Jiliang escapes a conscription order from the Emperor and hides under a willow tree. Meng-Jiang Nu bathes in a lotus pond near this tree, and Wan spies her; because she has vowed to marry whomever sees her body, she and Fan make a marriage vow.
Traces of performance styles from the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD) still appear in this Qing-era piece performed by the Nuo Art Theater of Chizhou.
Piece > Date
*/d_piece/d_piece.dateid 434
Date piece created
Qing dynasty
Piece > Piece > Era
*/d_piece/d_piece.dateid/d_date.eraid 2
Qing dynasty
Piece > Piece Alternate Name
*/d_piece/r_piece_altname 225
Alternate Title(s)
Bathing Vow, The
Piece > Piece Alternate Name
*/d_piece/r_piece_altname 509
Alternate Title(s)
Marriage Vow, The
Piece > Piece Alternate Name
*/d_piece/r_piece_altname 609
Alternate Title(s)
Meng Jiang nu
Piece > Language
*/d_piece/r_piece_language 1
Piece > Structure of Piece
*/d_piece/r_piece_structure_division 243