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The white-haired girl

  • 320 Pages
  • 2.61 MB
  • English
Picador USA/St. Martin"s Press , New York
Sun-Childers, Jaia, Hong wei bing, China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 -- Personal narra


Statement[by] Jaia Sun-Childers and Douglas Childers.
GenrePersonal narratives.
ContributionsChilders, Douglas.
LC ClassificationsDS778.7 .S86 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL807808M
ISBN 100312140932
LC Control Number95044498

The White-Haired Girl: Volume One, Supplementary Reading Series for Intermediate Chinese Reader (Far Eastern Publications Series) by Chih-yu Ho (Author).

Supposedly a folktale about a `white-haired goddess,' the story spread from northwest Hebei and reached Yan'an in In the tale, the landlord abducts Xi'er, a seventeen-year-old peasant girl, as payment for her father's debts.

He rapes her, and she becomes pregnant/5(3). The White-Haired Girl Jaia Sun-Childers, Author, Jaia S. Childers, Author, Douglas Childers, With St. Martin's Press $23 (0p) ISBN Buy this book. Start your review of The White-Haired Child: Bittersweet Adventure of a Little Red Soldier Frank rated it liked it review of another edition This is an autobiography of a woman who grew up in China during the Cultural Revolution.

It is the best of the three books I've read which covered this subject and/or period/5. Addeddate Closed captioning no Color black & white Director Wang Bin (王濱) & Shui Hua (水華) Identifier the_white_haired_girl. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about The Shanghai School Of Dancing - The White-Haired Girl at Discogs.

Complete your The Shanghai School Of Dancing collection.4/5(5). The opera The White-Haired Girl (Bczimczonü) was first performed in in Yan’an. As one of the first works of art created after Mao Zedong’s “Talks at the Yan’an Forum on Literature and Art,” it successfully put Maoist aesthetics into : He Jixian.

Shaped in the mould of a vengeful seemingly timeless creature, The White-Haired Girl could very well be a descendent of classical ballet’s ghostly incarnations, of angry Wilis and deathless sylphs.

But while ballet’s moving phantoms embrace ambiguity in its liminality this, a retreat into a utopian world of moral polemics, creates caricatures. The White-Haired Girl,"" describes, in the period of the Anti-Japanese War, a place in North China's Yang-ge Village, the poor peasant Yang Bailao and his daughter Xi'er lived together.

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[Jaia Sun-Childers; Douglas Childers] -- The author's memoir of growing up in China as a devotee to Chairman Mao, telling of her increasing awareness of the atrocities being committed in her country and her decision to leave for the United. The story centers on a well-known Chinese folk tale about a girl named Xi'er, the daughter of a poor farmer in Shaanxi province, whose family is persecuted by a brutal landlord/10(1).

Chapter 2: The White Haired Girl. The sound of hurried steps and a man’s labored breathing approached from the distance. Ye Wuchen glanced in the direction of the sound, and discovered a tall man drenched in sweat running toward him with a large bamboo basket on his back.

The White-Haired Imperial Concubine (Princess Silver) 白发皇妃 (白发王妃) by 莫言殇 Mo Yan Shang (OE) By Peanuts on Ap Behind the red silk curtain, she was forced to make love, three thousand black strands turned to snow in the eyes of the passionate man on top. THE WHITE-HAIRED GIRL by Jaia Sun-Childers, Douglas Childers | Kirkus Reviews The intelligent and affecting memoir of a young woman who grew up during the Chinese Cultural Revolution and managed to thrive despite its horrors.

Sally Wen Mao on ""The White-haired Girl" The inspiration for this poem, "The White-haired Girl", grew out of my fascination with tales about wayward women.

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The poem is named after a Chinese opera and film based on real-life stories from the s and s—it's about a girl, Xi'er,who was forced into marriage with her father's vindictive landlord and flees her captor by escaping into the mountain.

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The Matsuyama Ballet Company performs ballet White-Haired Girl at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday. Photo: Courtesy of the China International Culture and Arts Company.

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books — voters Holding Hands. books — voters. The heroine, a "White haired girl", is named Xi'er, daughter of Yang Bailao, a poor old tenant farmer. Under persecution of the landlord, Huang Shiren, Xi'er was forced to separate with her.

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I will return your spurn with a curtsy whipped in boiling water. Cut the red ribbon from my hair, what’s left of my youth.

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Lotus seeds slide down your throat—does it taste chaste. The fugue of winter casts shadows on the furnace—how it glowers like the limpets buried in. Opera 'White-Haired Girl' is performed in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 23, The opera, first staged inhas been one.

The White Haired Girl, first performed in at the Communist party’s headquarters in Yan’an, fits Xi’s bill perfectly. The opera, said to be among Mao’s favourites, charts the trials and.

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A pared-down orchestral version of The White Haired Girl also enjoyed a one-off performance in March at The National Centre for Performing Arts in Beijing.

After previous performances, Chinese news reports described audience members young and old raving about the undiminished emotional power of the opera, even seventy years later. begged the white haired boy while looking to the sofa where a black haired and silver eyed young man was sitting with a big black coat over a white shirt with a black tie in the middle wearing black pants and white shoes with a black katana with a blue scabbard resting against it while reading a book, he looked to where the other two were.

Mao Zedong was said to have been moved to tears when he watched an early performance of “The White-Haired Girl,” an opera created to meet his call for rousing revolutionary art.

And under President Xi Jinping, a revival is on the road, reinvented once more to appeal to a Communist Party leader’s stringently ideological tastes.Skip to main content. Browse Subjects. Art and Architecture; Biography; Business; Classics; Economics; Health and Medicine.