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M. Butterfly - David Henry Hwang
M. Butterfly
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4.00 45
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780452272590 (0452272599)
Publisher: Plume
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
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The Blogging of a Book Addict
The Blogging of a Book Addict rated it
2.0 M. Butterfly
Update: I re-read this because we're discussing it in class and I didn't remember it well enough. I liked it a bit more the second time around, and the themes resonated a bit more. If I'm being honest, I think my original review is a bit harsher than my current feelings, but I'm not rewriting it bec...
The Book Lantern
The Book Lantern rated it
4.0 M. Butterfly
White male privilege will fuck you up!There are a couple awkward lines and sometimes it feels like Hwang is being far too obvious with the themes of the play, not letting the audience work them out for themselves, but overall, M Butterfly is a fascinating study of racial and gender stereotypes in an...
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Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
There's this interesting sequence in Stephen Fry's The Liar, when the hero, who I think is about 18, is having a frank discussion about sex with another character. He talks about the stuff he used to do with his girlfriend, and is surprised to discover that the other guy finds it weird. It hadn't oc...
Chels & a Book
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4.0 M. Butterfly: With an Afterword by the Playwright
Immediately, the storyline caught my attention. I was pulled into the warped mind of Rene Gallimard and could not stop reading. The story, though sounding like a tragic love story from the synopsis, is more about the blurred lines between relationship realities and fantasies. Rene was not a likea...
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