skip to content
Escape & the man who questions death Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Escape & the man who questions death

Author: Xingjian Gao; Gilbert Chee Fun Fong
Publisher: Sha Tin, N.T., Hong Kong : Chinese Univ. Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Contains two plays by Gao Xingjian, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2000 - "Escape" and "The Man Who Questions Death", in which he describes the encroachment of politics and commercialism on  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Xingjian Gao; Xingjian Gao; Xingjian Gao; Xingjian Gao
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Xingjian Gao; Gilbert Chee Fun Fong
ISBN: 9629963086 9789629963088
OCLC Number: 237138620
Notes: Angaben zum Inhalt: This collection contains two plays by Gao Xingjian, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2000. Escape was written in 1989 in the wake of the June 4 Student Movement in Tiananmen Square in Beijing. With the publication ofo the play, Gao was expelled from the Chinese Communist Party, dismissed from his state appointment and ahd his house in Beijing confiscated. Perhaps because of this controversy, Escape has become the most performed of all of Gaos plays: it has been staged in Sweden, Germany, Belgium, France, Poland, Japan, Ivory Coast, Tunisia, and Canada. Wherever it was staged, it was given a locally relevant intepretation and was well received, which lends credence to Gaos claim of the universality of the play he describes as the tragedy of modern man. The Man Who Questions Death is the latest of Gaos plays. It is also one of the most exciting and powerful. Here Gao condemns the commercialization of modern art and ponders on life and the inevitability of d.
Description: XVIII, 114 S. : ill.
Contents: Inhalt: INTRODUCTION: Two Autobiographical Plays by Gao Xingjian / Mabel Lee --
ESCAPE: Escape --
Notes and Suggestions for Performing Escape --
About Escape --
Performance History of Escape --
THE MAN WHO QUESTIONS DEATH: The Man Who Questions Death --
A Word from the Translator.
Other Titles: Sammlung
Escape and The man who questions death
Responsibility: Gao Xingjian. Transl. by Gilbert C.F. Fong ; [with an introduction by Mabel Lee].

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/237138620> # Escape & the man who questions death
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "237138620" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Place/sha_tin_n_t_hong_kong> ; # Sha Tin, N.T., Hong Kong
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Person/gao_xingjian> ; # Xingjian Gao
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Place/englisch> ; # Englisch.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Topic/ubersetzung> ; # Übersetzung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Thing/gao_xingjian> ; # Gao, Xingjian
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Topic/drama> ; # Drama
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Topic/chinesisch> ; # Chinesisch
    schema:alternateName "Escape and The man who questions death" ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Person/fong_gilbert_chee_fun> ; # Gilbert Chee Fun Fong
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Person/gao_xingjian> ; # Xingjian Gao
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Person/gao_xingjian> ; # Xingjian Gao
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "Inhalt: INTRODUCTION: Two Autobiographical Plays by Gao Xingjian / Mabel Lee -- ESCAPE: Escape -- Notes and Suggestions for Performing Escape -- About Escape -- Performance History of Escape -- THE MAN WHO QUESTIONS DEATH: The Man Who Questions Death -- A Word from the Translator." ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3943586592> ; # Sammlung
    schema:genre "Translations" ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Escape & the man who questions death" ;
    schema:productID "237138620" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/237138620#PublicationEvent/sha_tin_n_t_hong_kong_chinese_univ_press_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Agent/chinese_univ_press> ; # Chinese Univ. Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789629963088> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/237138620> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Agent/chinese_univ_press> # Chinese Univ. Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Chinese Univ. Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Person/fong_gilbert_chee_fun> # Gilbert Chee Fun Fong
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Fong" ;
    schema:givenName "Gilbert Chee Fun" ;
    schema:name "Gilbert Chee Fun Fong" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Person/gao_xingjian> # Xingjian Gao
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Gao" ;
    schema:givenName "Xingjian" ;
    schema:name "Xingjian Gao" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943586592#Place/sha_tin_n_t_hong_kong> # Sha Tin, N.T., Hong Kong
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Sha Tin, N.T., Hong Kong" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3943586592> # Sammlung
    schema:name "Sammlung " ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789629963088>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "9629963086" ;
    schema:isbn "9789629963088" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.