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Gao Xingjian and transcultural Chinese theater

Author: Sy Ren Quah
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A reclusive painter living on exile in Paris, Gao Xingjian found himself instantly famous when he became the first Chinese-language writer to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature (2000). The author of the novel Soul Mountain, Gao is best known in his native country, not as a visual artist or novelist but as a playwright and theater director. This important yet rarely studied figure is the focus of Sy Ren Quah's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quah, Sy Ren, 1964-
Gao Xingjian and transcultural Chinese theater.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607283254
Named Person: Xingjian Gao; Xingjian Gao; Xingjian Gao; Xingjian Gao
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sy Ren Quah
ISBN: 0824826299 9780824826291
OCLC Number: 53900573
Description: xi, 225 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part I Exploration within Context --
Chapter 1 Searching for Alternative Aesthetics 25 --
Chapter 2 Exploration in Action 55 --
Part II Theater and Its Representation --
Chapter 3 Space and Suppositionality 93 --
Chapter 4 Performance in Alienated Voices 130 --
Conclusion: The Playwright as an Intellectual 163.
Responsibility: Sy Ren Quah.
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This work provides an in-depth analysis of the literary, dramatic, intellectual and technical aspects of Gao Xingjian's plays and theatrical concepts, treating Gao's theatre not only as an art form  Read more...

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