Hwang, David Henry 1957-
Most widely held works about David Henry Hwang
Most widely held works by David Henry Hwang
M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
36 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,807 libraries worldwide
Presents the text of the 1988 Tony Award-winning play in which diplomat Rene Gallimard, a captive of the French government, relives his twenty-year affair with a beautiful, elusive Chinese actress who turned out to be not only a spy, but a man in disguise, and includes comments by the author.
Possession ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to another unnamed woman, and soon determines that the intended recipient was another, less well-known poet, Christabel LaMotte. Roland contacts Maud, an expert on LaMotte's life and work. Despite her skepticism, the two begin to investigate, and uncover a wealth of information about the affair between the two poets.
Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida original Broadway cast recording by Elton John ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 716 libraries worldwide
Typescript, with video director's handwritten marginal notes in ballpoint and colored highlighter ink throughout.
FOB and other plays by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Golden child by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
"When the Golden Child, the ancient gold-covered corpse of the African ruler of Garamantia, arrives at a London museum, it instantly becomes the sinister focus of a web of intrigue spun by all manner of museum personnel: the triumphant archaeologist who now refuses to look at the treasure, the grizzled guard, and especially the hapless junior officer Waring Smith." "While prowling through the museum late one night, Waring is almost strangled with a golden wire belonging to the Golden Child. Who could be responsible, and how could the wire be so strong after thousands of years? Two outside experts cast doubt on the exhibit's authenticity, and Waring is swept up in the ensuing mayhem."--BOOK JACKET.
Ainadamar by Osvaldo Golijov ( Recording )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 499 libraries worldwide
A stirring tale of political and artistic courage. Dawn Upshaw sings the role created for her as she reminisces about the martyred Spanish writer Federico Garcia Lorca in a series of flamenco-drenched dream-like flashbacks.
Trying to find Chinatown : the selected plays by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
1000 airplanes on the roof by Philip Glass ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Yellow face by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Flower drum song by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
A revived musical hit of Rodgers and Hammerstein in 1958. Due to the depiction of Chinese-Americans in San Francisco having come under criticism, the playwright, David Henry Hwang rewrote the book, shuffling the order of the songs to fit his purpose and completely recontextualizing them in the process. This musical is centering the action on the Golden Pearl Theater.
Flower drum song by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
M. Butterfly ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
A French civil service officer risks and then abandons everything in his life in his obsessive pursuit of a enigmatic Chinese opera diva who harbors a secret.
Broken promises : four plays by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Tarzan the Broadway musical : original Broadway cast recording by Phil Collins ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Typescript, dated May 10, 2006.
The Lost empire ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
"In an ancient manuscript written hundreds of years ago lie the answers to all of history's questions ... Now, a scholar (Thomas Gibson) has come to seek the truth and save the world. His epic adventure begins by a 'chance' meeting with Kwan Ying (Bai Ling), a beautiful goddess who takes him on a mission to rescue the manuscript--or face the world's end. In Nick's attempt to save the world, he must first free the powerful Monkey King (Russell Wong), a god who has been trapped for 500 years. Together they battle against an army of demons and other creations of evil. Nick must fight to save the world, rescue the manuscript, and learn the way of the noble warrior."--Container insert.
FOB ; and, The house of sleeping beauties : two plays by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
A collection of two plays by David Henry Hwang.
The dance and the railroad ; and, Family devotions : two plays by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
M. Butterfly a drama by David Henry Hwang ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Inspired by an actual espionage scandal, a French diplomat discovers the startling truth about his Chinese mistress.
The voyage an opera in three acts by Philip Glass ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 146 libraries worldwide
The sound of a voice by David Henry Hwang ( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and Chinese and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Presents the script of a play in which a samurai goes to the home of an alleged witch to gain glory by killing her, but finds himself unable to commit the deed.
Actors America American drama American literature--Chinese influences Asia Asian Americans Asian Americans--Race identity California--San Francisco California--San Francisco--Chinatown China Chinese Americans Chinese American women Christian converts from Confucianism Columbus, Christopher Criticism, interpretation, etc. Deception Diplomats Discoveries in geography Drama Drama Espionage, Chinese Feature films Feature films Female impersonators Fiction films Films for the hearing impaired France García Lorca, Federico,--1898-1936 Historical films Hwang, David Henry,--1957- Identity (Psychology) Interviews Literature Love Love poetry, Romance Musicals Musicals--Excerpts Operas Operas--Librettos Poetry Poets Race relations Radio plays Scholars Sex in espionage Singers United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired West (U.S.) Women immigrants
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