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7 edition of Soul Mountain found in the catalog.

Soul Mountain

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7285301M
ISBN 100060936231
ISBN 109780060936235

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Lingshaw means Soul Mountain. In this book there's an enlightening preface by Noël Dutrait referring that, in China, "in the end of the 's there was a timid political liberalization", therefore allowing writers not to serve the (communist) party.

Gao Xingjian is a writer and painter born in ; in he was granted French citizenship/5. The Soul Mountain (Lingshan) continues to elude Gao, and the closest thing he ever got to is the Soul Rock (Lingyan) where women burn incense when they want to have sons.

Unlike many other readers, I could not detect any deep moral or religious questioning on the part of the author, nor is there a spiritual awakening in this book/5(96). Soul Mountain is a novel by Gao Xingjian.

The novel is loosely based on the author's own journey into rural China, which was inspired by a false diagnosis of lung cancer. The novel is a part autobiographical, part fictional account of a man's journey to find the fabled mountain Lingshan.

It is a combination of story fragments, travel accounts, unnamed characters, and folk poetry/legends. An English version Author: Gao Xingjian. Soul Mountain is a novel of immense wisdom and profound beauty.

The result of this epic voyage of discovery is Soul Mountain. Bold, lyrical, and prodigious, Soul Moutain probes the human soul with an uncommon directness and candor and delights in the freedom of the imagination to expand the notion of the individual self/5(20).

The Soul Mountain (Lingshan) continues to elude Gao, and the closest thing he ever got to is the Soul Rock (Lingyan) where women burn incense when they want to have sons. Unlike many other readers, I could not detect any deep moral or religious questioning on the part of the author, nor is there a spiritual awakening in this book/5().

The result of this epic voyage of discovery is Soul Mountain. Bold, lyrical, and prodigious, Soul Moutain probes the human soul with an uncommon directness and candor and delights in the freedom of the imagination to expand the notion of the individual self. Soul Mountain, by Gao Xingjian: a romantic book by a pragmatist To mark Chinese New Year, our Literary Correspondent delves into a thoughtful Chinese Author: Eileen Battersby.

Free download or read online Soul Mountain pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in January 1stand was written by Gao Xingjian. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, cultural story are,/5.

Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since SOUL MOUNTAIN by Kirkus Reviews Issue: Dec. 1, Soul Mountain is an incredible epic that benefits from an author capable of describing the sound of a river at night with a great sense of poetry. And yet, he Soul Mountain book has a precision in his writing that is almost icy in the way it captures both beauty and ugliness in people and in the world.

Soul Mountain is a picaresque novel of immense wisdom and sparse beauty, bursting Soul Mountain book knowledge and experience and portraying a culture as vast and fascinating as the history of humankind itself. In China in the early eighties, the book's central character embarks on a cross-country journey in search of the mysterious 'Mountain'.

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Soul of the Mountain by Barbara Stewart and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Gao Xingjian, Soul Mountain (book cover) From inside dust jacket cover of English translation: In Chinese playwright, critic, fiction writer, and painter Gao Xingjian (pronounced gow shing-jen) was diagnosed with lung cancer and faced imminent death.

Soul Mountain Quotes Showing of 25 “You should know that there is little you can seek in this world, that there is no need for you to be so greedy, in the end all you can achieve are memories, hazy, intangible, dreamlike memories which are impossible to : Gao Xingjian.

Soul Mountain was first published in Taiwan in and translated into English in Soul Mountain opens at the beginning of the journey of the protagonist, who is identified only by the first. The book itself is narrated in two voices: a rational first person ""I"" and an emotional second person ""you."" Gao stays with park rangers, old friends and Daoist monks.

The ""you"" wanders a. Soul Mountain by Gao Xingjian. InChinese playwright, critic, fiction writer, and painter Gao Xingjian was diagnosed with lung cancer and faced imminent six weeks later, a second examination revealed there was no cancer—he had won "a second reprieve from death.".

- Buy Soul Mountain book online at best prices in India on Read Soul Mountain book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(33).

After 'Soul Mountain' the likelihood is that the next book you read will feel obvious and pedestrian. The book that clinched Gao the Nobel Prize is a vast canvas of fiction, travelogue, folk tales, legends, spirits and encounters, with a narrative voice ranging /5(50).

The story of the doomed love affair of a wealthy sophisticate, Shimamura, and the geisha Komako, at a mountain hotspring resort in western Japan, one of the snowiest regions on earth. 5 out of 5 stars A beautifully written book. "Soul Mountain" by the year Chinese Nobel Prize winnr, Gao Xingjian, seems, at the outset, to be a collection of wanderings and quests for knowledge interspersed with dialogues with a mysterious "other woman", all hopelessly entangled with references to obscure dynasties and geographic locations.

Gao Xingjian (born January 4, ) is a Chinese émigré novelist, playwright, and critic who in was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature "for an oeuvre of universal validity, bitter insights and linguistic ingenuity." He is also a noted translator (particularly of Samuel Beckett and Eugène Ionesco), screenwriter, stage director, and a celebrated : absurdism.

" Soul Mountain" is a quirky, thick, playful monster of a book, a bit like what one might expect if Beckett or Ionesco had traveled in China and been steeped in Chinese myths.

It is not easy to. Soul Mountain by Gao Xingjian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In addition to Soul Mountain and One Man's Bible, a book of his plays, The Other Shore, and a volume of his paintings, Return to Painting, have been published in the United States.

Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5. 87 customer ratings. 5 star 62% 4 star 18% 3 star /5(87). The result of this epic voyage of discovery is Soul Mountain. Interwoven into this pictaresque journey are myriad stories and countless memorable characters - from venerable Daoist masters and Buddhist monks and nuns to mythical Wild Men; deadly Qichun snakes to farting buses.

Conventions are challenged, preconceptions are thwarted and the. Get this from a library. Soul mountain. [Xingjian Gao] -- "An original voice unlike any contemporary writing available in English Soul Mountain is an extraordinary product of individual identity in a society that exalts the collective; and a daring play.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Soul Mountain is the story of one man's quest to discover the truth about himself, or, if you interpret it differently, it is the struggle of two men, or three men, or three men and a woman.

In the quest for meaning he stumbles across many truths about humanity, the culture of China, and the effects of man on the environment.

/5(87). ''Soul Mountain'' is a quirky, thick, playful monster of a book, a bit like what one might expect if Beckett or Ionesco had traveled in China and been steeped in Chinese myths. Book Review: 'Soul Mountain' By Scott Brown Updated Janu at AM EST. InChinese playwright, critic, fiction writer, and painter Gao Xingjian was diagnosed with lung cancer and faced imminent six weeks later, a second examination revealed there was no cancer — he had won "a second reprieve from death." Faced with a.

Get this from a library. Soul mountain. [Xingjian Gao; Mabel Lee] -- A chinese man goes on a journey of self discovery in the distant regions of contemplating the disparaging effects of the cultural revolution. Click to read more about Soul Mountain by Gao Xingjian.

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Save money. Live better. Soul Mountain - Soul Mountain audiobook, by Gao Xingjian Facing time on a prison farm for defying his country's laws of cultural conformity, artist/writer Gao Xingjian embarked on an epic search for his roots and for freedom.

His journey through Southern China's ancient mountains and forests, inspired this immensely wise and beautiful novel.3/5.