By Xingjian Gao,Gilbert C. F. Fong
The current assortment includes 5 of Gao Xingjian's newest works: the opposite Shore (1986), among existence and demise (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 by way of appealing language and unique imagery. Combining Zen philosophy and a latest worldview, they serve to light up the gritty realities of existence, dying, intercourse, loneliness, and exile, all crucial matters in Gao's realizing of the life of contemporary guy. The performs also are manifestations of the dramatist's thought of the tripartite actor, a procedure wherein the actor neutralizes himself and achieves a disinterested statement of his self in performance.
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CUHK Series:The Other Shore: Plays by Gao Xingjian by Xingjian Gao,Gilbert C. F. Fong