Score: 5
From 25 Ratings

M. Butterfly


  • Author: David Henry Hwang
  • Release Date : 1989-03-29
  • Genre: Theater
  • File Size: 383949 Bytes


David Henry Hwang’s beautiful, heartrending play featuring an afterword by the author – winner of a 1988 Tony Award for Best Play and nominated for the 1989 Pulitzer PrizeBased on a true story that stunned the world, M. Butterfly opens in the cramped prison cell where diplomat Rene Gallimard is being held captive by the French government—and by his own illusions. In the darkness of his cell he recalls a time when desire seemed to give him wings. A time when Song Liling, the beautiful Chinese diva, touched him with a love as vivid, as seductive—and as elusive—as a butterfly.How could he have known, then, that his ideal woman was, in fact, a spy for the Chinese government—and a man disguised as a woman? In a series of flashbacks, the diplom...

M. Butterfly


  • Author: David Henry Hwang
  • Release Date : 2017-11-28
  • Genre: Theater
  • File Size: 1398916 Bytes


Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and soon to be back on Broadway in a revival directed by the Lion King's Julie Taymor, starring Clive Owen"A brilliant play of ideas… a visionary work that bridges the history and culture of two worlds."—Frank Rich, New York TimesBased on a true story that stunned the world, and inspired by Giacomo Puccini's opera Madama Butterfly, M. Butterfly was an immediate sensation when it premiered in 1988. It opens in the cramped prison cell where diplomat Rene Gallimard is being held captive by the French government—and by his own illusions. He recalls a time when Song Liling, the beautiful Chinese diva, touched him with a love as vivid, as seductive—and as ...

M  Butterfly
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

M Butterfly


  • Author : David Henry Hwang
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1993-10-01
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101077030


M Butterfly Book Description :

David Henry Hwang’s beautiful, heartrending play featuring an afterword by the author – winner of a 1988 Tony Award for Best Play and nominated for the 1989 Pulitzer Prize Based on a true story that stunned the world, M. Butterfly opens in the cramped prison cell where diplomat Rene Gallimard is being held captive by the French government—and by his own illusions. In the darkness of his cell he recalls a time when desire seemed to give him wings. A time when Song Liling, the beautiful Chinese diva, touched him with a love as vivid, as seductive—and as elusive—as a butterfly. How could he have known, then, that his ideal woman was, in fact, a spy for the Chinese government—and a man disguised as a woman? In a series of flashbacks, the dipl...

M  Butterfly
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

M Butterfly


  • Author : David Henry Hwang
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1993-10-01
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101077030


M Butterfly Book Description :

David Henry Hwang’s beautiful, heartrending play featuring an afterword by the author – winner of a 1988 Tony Award for Best Play and nominated for the 1989 Pulitzer Prize Based on a true story that stunned the world, M. Butterfly opens in the cramped prison cell where diplomat Rene Gallimard is being held captive by the French government—and by his own illusions. In the darkness of his cell he recalls a time when desire seemed to give him wings. A time when Song Liling, the beautiful Chinese diva, touched him with a love as vivid, as seductive—and as elusive—as a butterfly. How could he have known, then, that his ideal woman was, in fact, a spy for the Chinese government—and a man disguised as a woman? In a series of flashbacks, the dipl...

M  Butterfly
Score: 4
From 10 Ratings

M Butterfly


  • Author : David Henry Hwang
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: American drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0822207125


M Butterfly Book Description :

THE STORY: Bored with his routine posting in Beijing, and awkward with women, Rene Gallimard, a French diplomat, is easy prey for the subtle, delicate charms of Song Liling, a Chinese opera star who personifies Gallimard's fantasy vision of submiss...

M  Butterfly
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

M Butterfly


  • Author : David Henry Hwang
  • Publisher : Plume
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0452272599


M Butterfly Book Description :

David Henry Hwang's beautiful, heartrending play featuring an afterword by the author – winner of a 1988 Tony Award for Best Play and nominated for the 1989 Pulitzer Prize Based on a true story that stunned the world, M. Butterfly opens in the cramped prison cell where diplomat Rene Gallimard is being held captive by the French government—and by his own illusions. In the darkness of his cell he recalls a time when desire seemed to give him wings. A time when Song Liling, the beautiful Chinese diva, touched him with a love as vivid, as seductive—and as elusive—as a butterfly. How could he have known, then, that his ideal woman was, in fact, a spy for the Chinese government—and a man disguised as a woman? In a series of flashbacks, the diplom...

M  Butterfly
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

M Butterfly


  • Author : David Henry Hwang
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: American drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0822207125


M Butterfly Book Description :

THE STORY: Bored with his routine posting in Beijing, and awkward with women, Rene Gallimard, a French diplomat, is easy prey for the subtle, delicate charms of Song Liling, a Chinese opera star who personifies Gallimard's fantasy vision of submiss...

M  Butterfly

M Butterfly


  • Author : David Henry Hwang
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-11-28
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525533726


M Butterfly Book Description :

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and soon to be back on Broadway in a revival directed by the Lion King's Julie Taymor, starring Clive Owen "A brilliant play of ideas… a visionary work that bridges the history and culture of two worlds."—Frank Rich, New York Times Based on a true story that stunned the world, and inspired by Giacomo Puccini's opera Madama Butterfly, M. Butterfly was an immediate sensation when it premiered in 1988. It opens in the cramped prison cell where diplomat Rene Gallimard is being held captive by the French government—and by his own illusions. He recalls a time when Song Liling, the beautiful Chinese diva, touched him with a love as vivid, as seductive—and as elusive...

A Study Guide for David Henry Hwang s  M  Butterfly

A Study Guide for David Henry Hwang s M Butterfly


  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781410351753


A Study Guide for David Henry Hwang s M Butterfly Book Description :

A Study Guide for David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs....

Madam Butterfly  A Japanese Tragedy

Madam Butterfly A Japanese Tragedy


  • Author : Giacomo Puccini
  • Publisher : Sagwan Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-09
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1377293769


Madam Butterfly A Japanese Tragedy Book Description :

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missi...

Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly


  • Author : Burton, Fisher D. Publishing Staff
  • Publisher : Opera Journeys Publishing
  • Release Date : 2000-04-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780967397351


Madama Butterfly Book Description :

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Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly


  • Author : Giacomo Puccini
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2014-08-20
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780486780375


Madama Butterfly Book Description :

Puccini's three-act tragedy recounts a Japanese girl's love for a faithless American sailor. This authoritative 1907 edition of one of the world's most popular operas features the original Italian lyrics....