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Dai, Sijie 1954-

Overview
Works: 108 works in 639 publications in 23 languages and 10,641 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Political fiction  Drama  Romance fiction  Film adaptations  Prison films  Short stories  Biographical films  Romance films 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Film editor, Interviewee, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PQ2664.A437, 843.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sijie Dai
Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress by Sijie Dai( Book )

180 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 18 languages and held by 4,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the height of Mao's infamous Cultural Revolution, two boys are among hundreds of thousands exiled to the countryside for "re-education." The narrator and his best friend, Luo, guilty of being the sons of doctors, find themselves in a remote village where, among the peasants of Phoenix mountain, they are made to cart buckets of excrement up and down precipitous winding paths. Their meager distractions include a violin--as well as, before long, the beautiful daughter of the local tailor. But it is when the two discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation that their re-education takes its most surprising turn. While ingeniously concealing their forbidden treasure, the boys find transit to worlds they had thought lost forever. And after listening to their dangerously seductive retellings of Balzac, even the Little Seamstress will be forever transformed
Once on a moonless night by Sijie Dai( Book )

49 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of the search for an ancient silk scroll inscribed with a lost Buddhist sutra, and one woman's search for her lost love
Balzac et la petite tailleuse chinoise = Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress by Sijie Dai( Visual )

50 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the height of Mao's infamous cultural revolution in China, two boys are exiled to the countryside for re-education. The boys find their salvation in two discoveries: a hidden cache of Chinese translations of western classics and the beautiful daughter of the local tailor
Mr. Muo's travelling couch by Sijie Dai( Book )

63 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 17 languages and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sijie's second novel is a Chinese take on 'Don Quixote' that follows the peripatetic misadventures of Mr Muo, China's first psychoanalyst, as he searches for a virgin girl as a bribe for a corrupt judge in order to release his first love from prison
Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress by Sijie Dai( Recording )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During Mao Tse-Tong's "Cultural Revolution," intellectuals, doctors, lawyers and their children were sent to remote and primitive areas of China to be "re-educated." The narrator of this book and his friend Luo are both children of doctors who are undergoing their "re-education." Their sole distraction is the beautiful daughter of the local tailer. But then they discover a hidden cache of Western literature in Chinese translation, and they are transported to worlds they thought they would never see again
Mr. Muo's travelling couch by Sijie Dai( Recording )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of studying Freud in Paris, Mr. Muo returns home to bring the benefits of psychoanalysis to twenty-first-century China and to somehow free his college sweetheart, now a political prisoner, a quest that leads him to the sadistic local magistrate
Trois vies chinoises by Sijie Dai( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Trois vies chinoises: Un gamin de treize ans, atteint d'une maladie rare qui lui donne l'aspect d'un petit vieux, est acheté par le directeur de la cantine d'une prison. Une jeune fille, encore lycéenne, est convaincue de la culpabilité de son père, gardien d'un réservoir d'eau, dans la disparition de sa mère. Une ancienne forgeronne ranime son fourneau pour fabriquer une chaîne de fer qui attachera son fils à un arbre. Ces trois vies parallèles se déroulent simultanément, dans un même lieu: l'étrangement nommée île de la Noblesse. Un décor gigantesque, digne d'un film de science-fiction, où affluent les déchets et matériels électriques de tout un pays, la Chine moderne, l'atelier du monde. Ces trois histoires, aux images brutales et fulgurantes, s'imposent par leur force poétique et leur paradoxale liberté"--Page 4 of cover
L'acrobatie aérienne de Confucius : [roman] by Sijie Dai( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'empereur de Chine règne en 1521 ... il est, en toutes circonstances, flanqué de quatre sosies, quatre hommes exactement conformes à lui-même ... Ils forment la Quinte souveraine ... Un jour ..., en butin d'une bataille ... la Quinte souveraine reçoit quatre trophées: un couple de rhinocéros, un éléphant, et 'une créature muette, noire de la tête aux pieds à l'exception du blanc des yeux, une espèce jamais repérée.' Présage funeste? Défi céleste? Ce butin hors normes déclenche mille péripéties rocambolesques, plaçant l'Empire et son plus haut représentant sous l'imminence de la catastrophe. ... Un conte virtuose de fantaisie et de comique."--Publisher's Web site
Niu peng = Chine, ma douleur = China, my sorrow( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in Chinese and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 13 year-old boy plays a love song to a girl and is arrested by Mao's cultural police and branded as a propagator of obscene records. Sent off to a remote mountain re-education work camp, he befriends another teenage enemy of the people and an elderly, sage Buddhist monk. His new friends help him preserve his familial traditions and his unique sense of self
Chine, ma douleur by Sijie Dai( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in French and Chinese and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 13 year-old boy plays a love song to a girl and is arrested by Mao's cultural police and branded as a propagator of obscene records. Sent off to a remote mountain re-education work camp, he befriends another teenage enemy of the people and an elderly, sage Buddhist monk. His new friends help him preserve his familial traditions and his unique sense of self
Xiao cai feng = The little Chinese seamstress( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Chinese and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During Cultural Revolution, three people hatch an amorous and literary plot through the medium of literary classics by Flaubert, Dumas, Tolstoy and Balzac, that they have to read in secret
Zhi wu yuan = Les filles du botaniste by Sijie Dai( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Chinese and French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 80's of China, all the taboos are not lifted. Min, a young orphan, departs to intern with a renowned botanist living on an island that has turned into a glorious garden. The botanist's daughter, An, joyfully welcomes the arrival of Min. It is not long before the two young women see their friendship develop into an attraction that is disturbing, sensual and prohibited. Unable to separate, An and Min devise a dangerous arrangement to continue to share the same roof
Balzac et la petite tailleuse chinoise by Sijie Dai( Recording )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chine, années 1970. La Révolution culturelle a exilé dans la montagne deux lycéens citadins : le narrateur et son ami Luo. Ils devront être rééduqués par les paysans mineurs! La vie est rude et laborieuse, heureusement éclaircie par la beauté de la Petite Tailleuse, jusqu'au jour où ils découvrent que le Binoclard a enfreint la loi en cachant chez, lui une valise pleine de ... livres! Car Balzac est un réconfort, un bonheur, un trésor! Et les livres, une bénédiction!"--Editeur
Balzac und die kleine chinesische Schneiderin ein Film von Dai Sijie( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China 1971. Im Zuge der Kulturrevolution werden der 18-jährige Lou und der 17-jährige Ma zur Umerziehung aufs Land geschickt. Bei harter körperlicher Arbeit sollen sie den Einfluss ihrer bourgeoisen Familien kompensieren. Kultur ist verpönt, Bücher gelten als Feinde der Revolution. Als die jungen Männer auf die Tochter des Schneiders treffen, verlieben sich beide in sie. Die Dorfschönheit ist von vielen begehrt, doch Ma und Luo entdecken einen Schlüssel zu ihrem Herzen: Die wissbegierige Analphabetin hungert nach Literatur und Geschichten. Ma und Luo gelangen in Besitz eines verbotenen Romans von Balzac. Die Liebesgeschichte verändert ihr Leben
Balzac en het Chinese naaistertje by Sijie Dai( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Dutch and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omdat hun vaders politiek verdacht zijn, worden twee achttienjarige Chinese jongens tijdens de Culturele Revolutie voor heropvoeding naar het platteland gestuurd
Die Töchter des chinesischen Gärtners( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Waise Min will bei einem berühmten Botaniker studieren. Der lebt zurückgezogen auf einer Insel mit seiner Tochter An, die begeistert ist, endlich Gesellschaft zu bekommen. Aus der Freundschaft der Mädchen wächst eine Liebe, die in der chinesischen Gesellschaft nicht geduldet wird
Ba er zha ke yu xiao cai feng = The little Chinese seamstress by Sijie Dai( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shi qi sui di zhi qing,yin lao ba ti jiang jie shi kan guo ya er bei pi dou,ta li jia xia xiang,ren shi hui la xiao ti qin de nong cun qing nian liu ye yu mei li que mei you wen hua de xiao cai feng zhou xun,liang ren du wei xiao cai feng zhao mi ,chen kun mei tian nian yi ze ba er zha ke xie de xiao shuo gei zhou xun ting,er zhou xun ye cong ta men tou kan de jin shu[ba er zha ke xiao shuo ji]zhong kui jian le kai qi xin ling de shu guang
Ying tian zi by Sijie Dai( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balzac und die kleine chinesische Schneiderin( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baljak'ŭ wa panŭjil hanŭn Chungguk sonyŏ : Dai Sijie changp'yŏn sosŏl by Sijie Dai( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Korean and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Dai, Si-jie

Dai Si-jie 1954-....

Dai, Sidzje 1954-

Dai, Sijie

Dai, Sijie 1954-

Dai Sijie Chinees filmregisseur

Dai Sijie Chinese–French author, screenwriter and film director

Dai Sijie chinesisch-französischer Schriftsteller, Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Dai Sijie scrittore e regista cinese

Đới Tư Kiệt

Sidzje, Dai 1954-

Sīǧī, Dāy 1954-

Sijie, Dai

Sijie Dai 1954-....

Ssu-chieh, Tai 1954-

Tai, Ssu-chieh 1954-

Дай Сыцзе

דאי, סיג’י 1954-

דאי, סיג'י 1954-

סיג׳י, דאי 1954-

داي سيجي

ไต้ ซื่อเจี๋ย

다이 시지에 1954-

재사걸 1954-

ダイ, シージェ

ダイ・シージエ

戴, 思杰

戴 思杰 1954-....

戴思杰

戴思杰 1954-

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