Wang Anyi’s Essays on Movies, Dramas and Art Museums
By Wang Anyi  Publisher: Oriental Publishing Co. Ltd.
Paper Back
2021-01-01 | ISBN: 978-7-5473-1751-8
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The 48 articles collected in this book are about Wang Anyi's history of seeing movies and watching plays, and her history of visiting art galleries. These essays vividly recollect her daily thinking and analysis of movies and TV dramas. However, the essays about art museum visits are profound, with deep cultural and historical meanings. The Louvre Museum, the Vienna Art Museum, the Vatican Museum, the Amsterdam National Museum Van Gogh Art Museum, and the Baroque Art Museum ... Paintings, sculptures and domes all seem to flow among pages. Waterloo Bridge, Rain Man, Titanic, Bridges of Madison County, Lolita, Voyage of the Damned, Rouge and Eighteen Springs … The author's reading and comments of classic movies and plays are like a lonely boat in the silent midnight, carrying us to roam the sea of art. She interprets plays and comments on characters with a novelist's keen and perceptive insights, and interprets and explore human nature with an ordinary person’s mindset. Reading masters’ works as a literary master, and with her unique perspective and analysis, she helps us open another door of thinking. Open the book, and start a journey of art and dream a dream of drama.