Why writer Mo Yan thinks his Nobel Prize was
South China Morning PostWhy writer Mo Yan thinks his Nobel Prize was a blessing and a curseSouth China Morning PostChinese-born Gao Xingjian won it in 2000, but had been granted French citizenship two years earlier. The past few years have been fruitful for boosting Mo's public profile. For writing, less fertile, he says. “I've barely written anything,” he said ...
Posted on 22 April 2017 | 1:28 am
Musical Comedy GIOVANNI THE FEARLESS Comes
Musical Comedy GIOVANNI THE FEARLESS Comes to Theater for the New CityBroadway WorldTNC also produced the Yangtze Repertory Company's 1997 production of Between Life and Death, which was the only play ever produced in America by Gao Xingjian before he won the 2000 Nobel Prize for Literature. TNC seeks to develop theater ...
Posted on 17 April 2017 | 7:56 am
Mo Yan, revenu de la guerre - Le Monde
Le MondeMo Yan, revenu de la guerreLe MondeDe l'autre, le parti-Etat se réjouit de cette distinction, puisque cet écrivain n'est pas considéré comme un dissident – en 2000, Gao Xingjian, qui avait reçu le prix Nobel douze ans après son asile politique en France, avait été renvoyé par Pékin dans ...
Posted on 13 April 2017 | 12:36 am
Gao Xingjian, artiste total - Le Figaro
Le FigaroGao Xingjian, artiste totalLe FigaroQuelle intériorité! C'est magnifique. Merci. Vos œuvres font monter l'âme», confesse un jeune homme en serrant la main de Gao Xingjian. Assis depuis plusieurs heures au milieu d'un Grand Palais envahi d'amateurs d'art contemporain venus à Art Paris, ...
Posted on 9 April 2017 | 9:19 am
Artist at Work: Capturing Formlessness Rico
Manila BulletinArtist at Work: Capturing Formlessness Rico Lascano's visual sanctuaryManila BulletinIn addition, he also shares his admiration for Gao Xingjian and Zao Wou-Ki, for both their creative portfolio and their artistic approach: “As Gao Xingjian once said 'Painting begins when words fail.' That is the essence of my creative philosophy ...
Posted on 9 April 2017 | 9:05 am
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