Free Book Online
Book Allegory of Survival: The Theater of Kang-Baek Lee

Pdf

Allegory of Survival: The Theater of Kang-Baek Lee

4.5 (2840)

Log in to rate this item

    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | Allegory of Survival: The Theater of Kang-Baek Lee.pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Kang-Baek Yi (Author), Alyssa Kim (Translator), Hyung-Jin Lee (Translator)

    Book details


In the civil and government upheaval of the 1960s and 1970s in Korea, Kang-baek Lee began his distinguished playwriting career. He is perhaps best known as the premier writer of social commentary in the form of allegories in an effort to circumvent extremely strict censorship laws which were heavily enforced until 1989. However, Lee is not just an allegorist. He weaves Confucianism values throughout his works: affection between fathers and sons: justice: relationships between husbands and wives: deference to the elders: and trust. Through over forty works, Kang-baek Lee has played and continues to play a formidable role in South Korean theatre, but Western appreciation for his works has been limited to Europe. This present anthology introduces to an English-reading audience a playwright whose dedication to the truth could not be squashed by government censorship and whose imagination paved the path for many younger playwrights now at the forefront of South Korean theatre. This book provides insights into Kang-baek Lee as a person and the magnitude of his impact on Korean culture.
4.2 (10178)
  • Pdf

*An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.

Formats for this Ebook

PDF
Required Software Any PDF Reader, Apple Preview
Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch.
# of Devices Unlimited
Flowing Text / Pages Pages
Printable? Yes

Book details

Read online or download a free book: Allegory of Survival: The Theater of Kang-Baek Lee

 

Review Text


Name:
Email*:
The message text*: