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Transcultural Aesthetics in the Plays of Gao Xingjian

  • Todd J. Coulter

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Introduction

Gao Xingjian has been lauded for his inventive use of Chinese culture in his paintings, plays, and cinema, however he denies that his current work participates in any notion of Chinese. This book traces the development of these forms and how the relate and interact in the French language plays of the Nobel Laureate.

Keywords

Gao Xingjian Transcultural(ism) Aesthetics Nobel Prize Performance Identity French plays aesthetics Chinese cinema culture French individual language painting paintings performance philosophy play theatre

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  • Todd J. Coulter
    • 1
  1. 1.Colby CollegeUSA

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