In The Bag by Wang XiaoliIn The Bag by Wang Xiaoli

In The Bag

byWang XiaoliEditorRonan O'donnell

Paperback | April 1, 2004

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Translated, the Mandarin phrase "In the Bag" means both "safe and secure" as well as "trapped and contained." Hard-edged but tender, In the Bag explores, through the relationship of two couples, a culture torn between its history and its contemporary reality. The protagonists seem disaffected and emotionally vacuous. The first modern Chinese play to be seen in the Britain.
Xiaoli Wang lives in Shunyi on the outskirts of Beijing. A former journalist, she has written for TV, film and theatre. Here short play, Under a Street Light, was given a rehearsed reading at the Royal Court Theatre. Ronan O'Donnell lives in Edinburgh. Previous plays include The Chic Nerds at the Traverse, Brazil, just published by NHB...
Title:In The BagFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.61 × 5.1 × 0.29 inPublished:April 1, 2004Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1854598740

ISBN - 13:9781854598745

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