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Snow in August

(2003)
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Snow in August is based on the life of Huineng (AD 633-713), the Sixth Patriarch of Zen Buddhism in Tang Dynasty China. Packed with the myriad sights and sounds of both the Eastern and Western theatrical traditions, the play exudes wonder and mysticism. The many koan cases and the story of Huineng's enlightenment afford the audience fascinating vignettes of Gao's vision of life and existencean awareness of the Void and the need for a personal peace with oneself.

Genre: Inspirational

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Hardback Editions

March 2003 : Hardback
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Title: Snow in August: Play by Gao Xingjian
Author(s): Xingjian Gao
ISBN: 9629960680 / 978-9629960681
Publisher: The Chinese University Press
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Paperback Editions

September 2004 : Paperback
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Title: Snow in August: Play by Gao Xingjian
Author(s): Xingjian Gao
ISBN: 9629961016 / 978-9629961015
Publisher: The Chinese University Press
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Kindle Editions

June 2012 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: CUHK Series:Snow in August
Author(s): Xingjian Gao
Publisher: Info Rainbow LTD
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