9780824826291

Gao Xingjian and Transcultural Chinese Theater

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  • ISBN13:

    9780824826291

  • ISBN10:

    0824826299

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-05-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr
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Summary

A reclusive painter living in 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).

Author Biography

Sy Ren Quah is assistant professor of Chinese literature at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Exploration within Context
Searching for Alternative Aestheticsp. 25
Exploration in Actionp. 55
Theater and Its Representation
Space and Suppositionalityp. 93
Performance in Alienated Voicesp. 130
Conclusion: The Playwright as an Intellectualp. 163
Notesp. 189
Glossaryp. 201
Bibliographyp. 207
Indexp. 221
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