Study of contemporary USA drama

Study of contemporary USA drama


Basic information
The time of publication:2010-7
Press:Xie Qun, Chen Lihua Beijing Institute of Technology press (2010-07)
Author:Xie Qun, Chen Lihua
Pages:241
BookTitle:Study of contemporary USA drama
Preface
The convening of the fourteenth session of the national American Theatre Workshop in 2009 November 12 ~ 15 in Hubei city of Wuhan City (this is the first time held America Drama Workshop in the culture of Hubei province), sponsored by the school of foreign languages of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. The meeting was very successful, one of the reasons is the organizer invited a number of well-known domestic USA drama research experts, such as professor Tan Guogen of Chinese University Hong Kong, a senior playwright, Mr. Meng Hua, the Symposium on academic content had been assured; the two reasons are meeting to be arranged in good order, academic activities arranged orderly, thanks to the Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. The leadership of the concern, thank Professor Xie Qun, Professor Chen Lihua Institute of foreign languages as well as all the office staff for their hard work. During the course of the meeting, foreign languages institute performed "Desire under the Elms" in English, all the participants watched the performance, thought the performance was very successful, give the left a deep impression. After the meeting, also organized cultural activities etc.. This is the third time with the phrase "national USA drama seminar" held an academic conference. I would like to take this opportunity to talk about its origin. Simply speaking, it originated from Mr Liao Kedui to develop national Eugene O'neal seminar. National Eugene O'neal Symposium first is the Central Academy of Drama and Shandong University jointly in 1987 February 24 ~ 27 held in Beijing, created a simple office precedent. Because of the shortage of funds (Central Academy of Drama and Shandong University respectively 1000 yuan as do funds) can not afford to eat dinner, delegates they buy tickets in the dining hall, but the conference was a success, especially the chairman Mr. Cao Yu Chinese Dramatist Association attended the meeting, and published ebullience speech on O'neal's drama and influence, add color to the seminar. National Eugene O'neal Symposium second is Chinese Dramatist Association (hereinafter referred to as the "Chinese Association"), Central Academy of Drama and Shandong University 3 joint in 1988 December 17 ~ 19 held in Beijing, due to the addition of Chinese Drama Association, many scholars from across different departments attended the meeting, held its 100 anniversary of O'neal birthday celebration. National Eugene O'neal Symposium on third 1990 October 5 ~ 7 in Shanxi held in Taiyuan, by the Shanxi theatre director Xie Kang ', staged Liu Minghou main written drama "life" fog. The Fourth National Symposium on Eugene ONeil in 1991 November 20-23 day held in Kaifeng city in the ancient capital of the Six Dynasties, Henan University senior professor Ms. Wu Xueli and her hard work. 
Summary of contents
The convening of the fourteenth session of the national American Theatre Workshop in 2009 November 12 ~ 15 in Hubei city of Wuhan City (this is the first time held America Drama Workshop in the culture of Hubei province), sponsored by the school of foreign languages of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. 
Catalog
In the good search. -- Ethics about "Strange Interlude" interpretation of the drum through the dissemination of space-time who -- back Eugene O'neal in Chinese mainland and accept "image analysis of natural subjectivity" mourning in Island test corpus: Eugene O'neal play of ecological consciousness: Tragedy tragic drama teaching in a the aesthetic principle -- to Eugene O'neal's tragedy is always on the way -- from the case of "The Hairy Ape" see O'neal Christian consciousness from the "Desire under the Elms" see Eugene O'neal America modern tragic thought "desire" Ethics -- on "Desire under the Elms" the Quju opera adaptation on O'neal "poet" and "More Stately Mansions" dislocation Byron imagine Ibsen and O'neal drama characters in self concept -- "composed" and "eternity" regent for cases of self Predicament -- an analysis of the drama "beyond the horizon" character's tragedy to explore "the Iceman Cometh" accept mystery surgery, lc:lc on Arthur Miller's "are the ecological ethics value my son" of the concept of the conflict of Arthur in Miller's works on "push The death of salesman "in the cause of the tragic fate of drama" Loman in death of a salesman "in the tragic thought of" death of a salesman "in the" lies "disappear in smoke from script to the movie -- on" A Streetcar Named Desire "realist tendency to humanity in the maze of" desire street car "family of incomplete imbalance psychology -- on" glass zoo "tragic characters meaning" Butterfly "in the ideology of hegemony" Butterfly "-- dead in the fantasy of the butterfly" waiting for lefty "-- a resonance of the drama language is the traditional male do -- plays" fee 芙和 her friends "women in the theory" customs small town "space-time processing and China opera spatial differences in gender space -- on" trivia "family politics of space relationship into heaven of victory --" this heaven athletes of Ecstasy "from the text to the screen Drama -- drama" doubt "film adaptation of untold" drama "Godot" and "waiting time" station "in the divided self and the survival of wild" foreign literature "magazine and the China's reform and opening up. A review of "Fourteenth National America Drama Theatre research achievements American desire under the Elms" screenplay and stage performance -- the Fourteenth National Symposium on USA drama performances, afterword 
Chapter abstract
Illustration: O'neal's drama is such "introverted" drama, more is revealed the tragic characters in the inner contradiction, profound analysis of the characters of their own soul and personality conflicts, thus revealing the tragedy destiny of contemporary society, the root cause of mining, rather than focusing on the conflict between man and society to reveal people's tragic fate the. The opposite O'neal's ontological interpretation of material desire and lust including human, between fantasy and reality, the 3 aspects of nature and human nature alienation between human. Often the British American drama teaching in the "Desire under the Elms" is most can manifest the playwright reveal because two people's desire, inevitably caused the conflict of material desire and sexual desire of survival plight and tragic fate of the works. Tells the story of a family in 1850 in new England incest love and on farm ownership of the mad scramble. Over 70 years, father Cabot is the owner of the farm, he stubborn rude, greedy and selfish, obsessed with the land and the animals, hope to achieve physical and spiritual eternity. However, because of his wealth possession, spiritual lonelinessAnd the human sense of distrust that he couldn't get the warmth and friendship from the family there, so he had to find comfort in livestock there, showing a sad life. In order to produce a qualified successor, he married his third wife, young love bi. Out of the farm possessive love Bi married Cabot, to borrow a sub stable her position, she seduces Cabot small son Ibn gave birth to the illegitimate child, formed the incestuous relationship; Ibn with father the same greed, lust and cruelty, to the land of acquisitiveness, meat and Oedipus complex and entangled together, to dominate the industry, he successfully instigated two half brothers from California. Love blue eyes looked at his son into a person of inheritance, but to Ibn expression gradually produced true love and kill newborn son, showed the cruelty of human nature. The main characters in several so in love and hate, because the material desire and sexual desire can not get rid of the deep into physical and mental distress, and eventually to the abyss. The climax of the play is the third game of the second act, namely "the living room that a love affair". In the use of the "grim, repressed, tomb and inter" these words to create "oppression, terror, like" atmosphere, love Bi in the living room and told I Moto: "what things exist as if in the dark." Ibn replied: "that's mother!" In this carrying Ibn about biological mother too much memory room, close to his love Bi step by step, embrace Ibn said with a mother's love and sex double emotional disorder: "don't cry, ibn! I will take the place of your mother, I will do all of the things she had done." The blazing passion that they each find support mental and physical combination of reason, Ibn found: "this is the mother of father revenge -- her soul so can rest in peace" ("Desire under the Elms" second acts and third scenes). 
Postscript
Edit this book of essays, we feel a long time can not be calm, and filled with endless gratitude. First of all, thanks for the USA drama research professor Guo Jide, President of the College of foreign languages of Shandong University doctoral tutor. In 2009 January, the delivery task Professor Guo trust will host the Fourteenth National American Drama Workshop to us, each program and personally, personally supervise the assembly, including the review of the notice of amendment, participating in the conference theme, contact the various university meeting people, recommend and personally invited keynote speaker, even including the development of the staff accommodation standards, unavoidably, set an example by personally taking part. In 2009 November 13 ~ 15 days, the fourteenth session of the national America Drama Workshop held at the Zhongnan University of Economics and Law victory. Following the German professor despite recovering from illness, braving the snow from Ji'nan arrived in Wuhan, various agenda presided over the conference opening ceremony and participate in the conference, the conference encouraged young scholars. Papers published on the occasion, we sincerely invite Professor Guo Jide editor in chief, but Professor Guo 3 reply, sternly refused, strongly advocated by the two of our editor in chief. Professor Guo has repeatedly stressed: "Chinese research American drama alone old gentleman is no good, need a large number of your level of young scholars stand up." We are in the process of writing essays, ears echoed with the ardent expectations following the German teacher: "every one will have one or two or more scholars on the frontline, soon America drama research backbone is more and more, is more mature." "You this a large number of all provoke beam, will American drama research China more prosperous, I wish will come true. I can safely gradually retreated to the background, by your generation to preside over the drama America China research. This is my long-term plan, you have to understand, but can not refuse." The teacher is the heart of iron will not accept the position of editor in chief. So, what can we say? Only remember the teachings of the teacher, do not live up to the expectations of teachers. Secondly, we deeply thank the vice president of the Institute of foreign literature, "foreign literature studies" editor in chief, the College of Huazhong Normal University doctoral tutor Professor Nie Zhenzhao. Professor Nie has just come back from a business trip, despite the hard journey, went straight to the venue. Not only for the special writing research papers and keynote speech "--" mourning "Incest and revenge", from the perspective of ethics to analyze the ethical relationship between O'neal drama "mourning" in, also affirmed the tendency of domestic and foreign research topics in drama, think this is a good trend, make us confidence. 
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