Escape and The Man Who Questions Death

Escape and The Man Who Questions Death

by Gao Xingjian, Gilbert C. F. Fong
     
 

ISBN-10: 9629963086

ISBN-13: 9789629963088

Pub. Date: 03/27/2007

Publisher: Chinese University Press, The

Inspired by the author's personal trauma in Europe and Mao's China, these two plays scrutinize the psychology of self-proclaimed heroes and the consequences of dangerous revolutions that turn literature and art into hostages of politics, fashions, and trends.

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Inspired by the author's personal trauma in Europe and Mao's China, these two plays scrutinize the psychology of self-proclaimed heroes and the consequences of dangerous revolutions that turn literature and art into hostages of politics, fashions, and trends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789629963088
Publisher:
Chinese University Press, The
Publication date:
03/27/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents


Introduction: Two Autobiographical Plays by Gao Xingjian   Mabel Lee     vii
List of Plates     xix
Escape
Escape     3
Notes and Suggestions for Performing Escape     67
About Escape     69
Performance History of Escape     73
The Man Who Questions Death
The Man Who Questions Death     75
A Word from the Translator     109
List of Permissions     113

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