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By Xingjian Gao,Gilbert C. F. Fong

ISBN-10: 9622019749

ISBN-13: 9789622019744

Gao Xingjian is the prime chinese language dramatist of our time. he's additionally essentially the most relocating and literary writers for the modern degree. His performs were played everywhere in the international, together with China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, the Ivory Coast, the U.S., France, Germany and different ecu nations. Born and trained in China, Gao studied French literature on the Beijing overseas Languages Institute among 1957-1962. After the Cultural Revolution, he grew to become a resident playwright on the Beijing People's paintings Theatre. His works, together with Bus cease, Absolute sign, and desolate tract guy, have been trend-setting and feature created many controversies and a wave of experimental drama in China. In 1987 he settled in Paris, France and persevered to write down in chinese language and in French. He was once provided the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres through the French govt in 1992.
  The current assortment includes 5 of Gao Xingjian's latest works: the opposite Shore (1986), among existence and loss of life (1991), discussion and Rebuttal (1992), Nocturnal Wanderer (1993), and Weekend Quartet (1995). One reveals poetry, comedy in addition to tragedy within the performs, that are graced through attractive language and unique imagery. Combining Zen philosophy and a contemporary worldview, they serve to light up the gritty realities of lifestyles, demise, intercourse, loneliness, and exile, all crucial issues in Gao's figuring out of the life of recent guy. The performs also are manifestations of the dramatist's proposal of the tripartite actor, a strategy through which the actor neutralizes himself and achieves a disinterested remark of his self in performance.

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