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M Butterfly

Wit and Mirth  Or  Pills to Purge Melancholy
Author: David Henry Hwang
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101077034
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David Henry Hwang’s beautiful, heartrending play featuring an afterword by the author – winner of a 1988 Tony Award for Best Play and nominated for the 1989 Pulitzer Prize Based on a true story that stunned the world, M. Butterfly opens in the cramped prison cell where diplomat Rene Gallimard is being held captive by the French government—and by his own illusions. In the darkness of his cell he recalls a time when desire seemed to give him wings. A time when Song Liling, the beautiful Chinese diva, touched him with a love as vivid, as seductive—and as elusive—as a butterfly. How could he have known, then, that his ideal woman was, in fact, a spy for the Chinese government—and a man disguised as a woman? In a series of flashbacks, the diplomat relives the twenty-year affair from the temptation to the seduction, from its consummation to the scandal that ultimately consumed them both. But in the end, there remains only one truth: Whether or not Gallimard's passion was a flight of fancy, it sparked the most vigorous emotions of his life. Only in real life could love become so unreal. And only in such a dramatic tour de force do we learn how a fantasy can become a man's mistress—as well as his jailer. M. Butterfly is one of the most compelling, explosive, and slyly humorous dramas ever to light the Broadway stage, a work of unrivaled brilliance, illuminating the conflict between men and women, the differences between East and West, racial stereotypes—and the shadows we cast around our most cherished illusions. M. Butterfly remains one of the most influential romantic plays of contemporary literature, and in 1993 was made into a film by David Cronenberg starring Jeremy Irons and John Lone.
M. Butterfly
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: David Henry Hwang
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-10-01 - Publisher: Penguin
David Henry Hwang’s beautiful, heartrending play featuring an afterword by the author – winner of a 1988 Tony Award for Best Play and nominated for the 1989 Pulitzer Prize Based on a true story that stunned the world, M. Butterfly opens in the cramped prison cell where diplomat Rene Gallimard
A Study Guide for David Henry Hwang's
Language: en
Pages: 26
Authors: Gale, Cengage Learning
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
A Study Guide for David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your
Madame Butterfly
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Giacomo Puccini
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Alfred Music
An Opera Score composed by Giacomo Puccini.
Madama Butterfly
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Giacomo Puccini
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-20 - Publisher: Courier Corporation
Puccini's three-act tragedy recounts a Japanese girl's love for a faithless American sailor. This authoritative 1907 edition of one of the world's most popular operas features the original Italian lyrics.
Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
Language: en
Pages: 30
Authors: Michael Steen
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-18 - Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Butterfly is a delicate and impressionable geisha who thinks she has married Pinkerton, a US naval officer briefly stationed in Japan. Naive and loving as she is, she does not realise that for him the marriage is a sham, an extended 'date'. It’s not long before he goes away, leaving
Madame Butterfly, An Opera in Three Acts
Language: en
Pages: 56
Authors: Giacomo Puccini
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-08-26 - Publisher: Alfred Music
An Opera in Three Acts by Giacomo Puccini for Soli, Chorus and Orchestra with English and Italian text.
Madame Butterfly
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: John Luther Long, Winnifred Eaton, Onoto Watanna
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Madame Butterfly (1898) and A Japanese Nightingale (1901) both appeared at the height of American fascination with Japanese culture. These two novellas are paired here together for the first time to show how they defined and redefined contemporary misconceptions of the "Orient." This is the first reprinting of A Japanese
Asian Voices in English
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Mimi Chan, Ray Harris
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-08-01 - Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
A selection of papers presented at the Symposium on English Literature by Asian authors entitled Asian Voices in English held at The University of Hong Kong, 27-30 April 1990. Two kinds of writing experience are focused upon: one is the experience of post-colonial writers, who are re-appropriating the English language
A Vision of the Orient
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: J. L. Wisenthal
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Best known as the story from the 1904 Puccini opera, the compelling modern myth of Madame Butterfly has been read, watched, and re-interpreted for many years. This volume examines the Madame Butterfly narrative in a variety of cultural contexts - literary, musical, theatrical, cinematic, historical, and political.
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Frank Kensaku Saragosa
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:
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