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Giao Xingjian: Guest lecture at NIAS

Guest Lecture by Gao Xingjian, Nobel Prize winner in Literature: Literature and IdeologyGao Xingjian, born January 4, 1940 in Ganzhou (Jiangxi province) in eastern China, is today a French citizen. ;Writer of prose, translator, dramatist, director, critic and artist. Gao Xingjian grew up during the aftermath of the Japanese invasion, his father was a bank official and his mother an amateur actress, who stimulated the young Gao's interest in the theatre and writing.