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Ink dances in limbo : Gao Xingjian's writing as cultural transition

Author: Jessica Yeung
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:HKU Press digital editions.
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Studying the entire written works of Gao Xingjian, China's first winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Jessica Yeung analyses each group of his writing and argues for a reading of Gao's writing as a phenomenon of 'cultural translation': his adoption of Modernism in the 1980s is a translation of the European literary paradigm; and his attempt at postmodernist writing in the 1990s and 2000s is the effect of an  Read more...
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Named Person: Xingjian Gao
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Yeung
ISBN: 9789622099210 9622099211
OCLC Number: 665558930
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproducation. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Libraries, 2010. Available via World Wide Web.
Description: vi, 190 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Jessica Yeung.

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Presents a study of the written works of Gao Xingjian, China's first winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. It analyses each group of his writing and argues for a reading of Gao's writing as a  Read more...

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"This is a much-needed book, steering a middle course between mainland critics, who tend to dismiss Gao as a cultural renegade and a political defector, and diasporic critics, who view Gao as the Read more...

 
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