Translated from the Chinese by Claire Conceison
This cahier publishes for the first time Ballade Nocturne, the latest dramatic work by Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian. Written in French, and translated for the Cahiers Series by Claire Conceison, the full text presented here is of a ‘libretto for a dance performance’. The cahier contains an introduction by the translator, and reproductions of five ink and wash drawings by Gao Xingjian.
Tony’s Reading List September 2013