Definitions for gao xingjianˈgaʊ ˈʃɪŋˈdʒyɑn
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word gao xingjian
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Gao Xing•jianˈgaʊ ˈʃɪŋˈdʒyɑn(n.)
born 1940, Chinese novelist, in France since 1987: Nobel prize 2000.
Gao Xingjian is a Chinese émigré novelist, playwright, and critic who in 2000 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature “for an oeuvre of universal validity, bitter insights and linguistic ingenuity.” He is also a noted translator, screenwriter, stage director, and a celebrated painter. In 1998, Gao was granted French citizenship. Gao's drama is considered to be fundamentally absurdist in nature and avant-garde in his native China. His prose works tend to be less celebrated in China but are highly regarded elsewhere in Europe and the West.
Find a translation for the gao xingjian definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these gao xingjian definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"gao xingjian." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 29 Aug. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/gao xingjian>.