American Dramatists and Playwrights of Asian Descent: David Henry Hwang, Velina Hasu Houston, Han Ong, Frank Chin, Rajiv Joseph Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781233078851

Published: August 18th 2011

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American Dramatists and Playwrights of Asian Descent: David Henry Hwang, Velina Hasu Houston, Han Ong, Frank Chin, Rajiv Joseph  by  Source Wikipedia

American Dramatists and Playwrights of Asian Descent: David Henry Hwang, Velina Hasu Houston, Han Ong, Frank Chin, Rajiv Joseph by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 33. Chapters: David Henry Hwang, Velina Hasu Houston, Han Ong, Frank Chin, Rajiv Joseph, James Yoshimura, MakoMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 33. Chapters: David Henry Hwang, Velina Hasu Houston, Han Ong, Frank Chin, Rajiv Joseph, James Yoshimura, Mako Iwamatsu, Laurence Yep, Ken Choy, Philip Kan Gotanda, Suji Kwock Kim, L thi diem th y, Ka Vang, Welly Yang, Elizabeth Wong, C.

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Chung, Shishir Kurup, Ralph Pe a, Jeanne Sakata. Excerpt: David Henry Hwang ( Pinyin: Hu ng Zh l n) (born August 11, 1957) is an American playwright who has risen to prominence as the preeminent Asian American dramatist in the U.S. He was born in Los Angeles, California and was educated at the Yale School of Drama and Stanford University.

His first play was produced at the Okada House dormitory at Stanford and he briefly studied playwriting with Sam Shepard and Mar a Irene Forn s. Hwangs early plays concerned the role of the Chinese American and Asian American in the modern day world. His first play, the Obie Award-winning FOB, depicts the contrasts and conflicts between established Asian Americans and Fresh Off the Boat newcomer immigrants. The play was developed by the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene ONeill Theater Center and premiered in 1980 Off-Broadway at the Joseph Papp Public Theater.

Papp went on to produce four more of Hwangs plays, including the Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama The Dance and the Railroad, which tells the story of a former Chinese opera star working as a coolie laborer in the nineteenth century, and Family Devotions, a darkly comic take on the effects of Western religion on a Chinese f...



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