By Xingjian Gao,Gilbert C. F. Fong
The current assortment comprises 5 of Gao Xingjian's most modern works: the opposite Shore (1986), among lifestyles and loss of life (1991), discussion and Rebuttal (1992), Nocturnal Wanderer (1993), and Weekend Quartet (1995). One unearths poetry, comedy in addition to tragedy within the performs, that are graced by means of attractive language and unique imagery. Combining Zen philosophy and a contemporary worldview, they serve to light up the gritty realities of existence, dying, intercourse, loneliness, and exile, all crucial matters in Gao's knowing of the life of recent guy. The performs also are manifestations of the dramatist's notion of the tripartite actor, a approach wherein the actor neutralizes himself and achieves a disinterested remark of his self in performance.
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