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Posted on 9 May 2018 | 6:10 pm
Villa Aperta Festival at Rome's Villa Medici
Wanted in RomeVilla Aperta Festival at Rome's Villa MediciWanted in RomeIts theme Calling for a new Renaissance is an appeal to artists "to experiment, to mix the arts, to change the world through culture", according to this year's curator Cristiano Leone. Brigitte perform on 9 June. Photo Sophie Ebrard. Villa Aperta opens ...
Posted on 8 May 2018 | 6:04 am
Molestie e Nobel, se l'autocritica di
La Gazzetta del MezzogiornoMolestie e Nobel, se l'autocritica di Stoccolma fa testo più di HollywoodLa Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno«A Marsiglia anche per perdere bisogna sapersi battere». È una massima dello scrittore Jean-Claude Izzo, tratta dal suo romanzo Casino Totale (e/o edizioni, 1995). Titolo italiano significativo anche per lo scompiglio in atto a Stoccolma, donde ...and more »
Posted on 5 May 2018 | 9:17 am
Die Nobelposse - Frankfurter Rundschau
Frankfurter RundschauDie NobelposseFrankfurter RundschauAnderseits umweht den Literaturnobelpreis von 2012 für den chinesischen Autor Mo Yan ein Hauch von Korruption. Bis dahin war der exilierte Gao Xingjian der einzige chinesische Literaturnobelpreisträger, was in China beinahe alljährlich ein lautstarkes ...The Swedish Academy postpones the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature | Swedish Academy - Svenska AkademienSvenska Akademienall 566 news articles »
Posted on 5 May 2018 | 5:02 am
'I needed to step out of the spotlight': why
South China Morning Post'I needed to step out of the spotlight': why Chinese Nobel Literature Prize winner Mo Yan is ready to start writing ...South China Morning PostGao Xingjian, who was born in Ganzhou, Jiangxi province, in 1940, won the prize in 2000, three years after becoming a French citizen. “During the first two years after [the award], there were so many invitations that even if I picked one out of 10 I ...Sex Abuse Scandal's Latest Casualty: The 2018 Nobel Prize in LiteratureNew York TimesThe Swedish Academy postpones the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature | Swedish Academy - Svenska AkademienSvenska AkademienMan with Swedish Academy ties accused of sexual assault - DN.SEDNall 435 news articles »
Posted on 4 May 2018 | 7:55 pm
Cal Poly takes theater goers to 'The Other
Written by Chinese playwright, novelist and critic Gao Xingjian, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2000, “The Other Shore” was banned in China in 1986 due to its anti-communist themes. It was first published in English by Gilbert Fong in 1999.
Posted on 3 March 2015 | 4:48 am
Soul Mountain, by Gao Xingjian: a romantic
Contemporary Chinese fiction is bold, brave and confident; often elegant and whimsical, as in the work of Dai Sijie. It is, also, defiant as epitomised by Yan Lianke’s fearless, polemical satires, and invariably profound. Rage is rarely presented with ...
Posted on 18 February 2015 | 10:05 pm
10 Plays That Faced Major Controversy
Two members of the Pulitzer Prize committee resigned due to the controversy, and no Pulitzer Prize was awarded that year as a result. “The Other Shore,” Gao Xingjian, 1986 Considered one of the greatest works of modern Chinese drama, Gao Xingjian’s ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:00 am
Coulter Publishes Book on Gao Xingjian
Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance Todd J. Coulter has published a new book, Transcultural Aesthetics in the Plays of Gao Xingjian, with Palgrave. The book traces how Gao Xingjian, through the unique blending and borrowing of aesthetic forms from ...
Posted on 22 September 2014 | 4:37 am
Gao Xingjian's vision born in ink
AT what age did you start to draw? Very young. My mother gave me a diary when I was eight that triggered my desire to write. Like all children, I also drew. When I was 10, I received a beautifully bound notebook for my birthday from my uncle; the pages ...
Posted on 20 December 2013 | 11:00 am