Bankrolled by Chinese money and directed by a South Korean filmmaker, Jin-ho Hur, this Chinese-language version of the 18th-century French novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
opens in Shanghai in 1931, when the city was known as the Paris of the Orient.
SHOULD BE READING: Dangerous Liaisons by Pierre Choderlos De Laclos
David, who's also Northern Ballet's artistic director , explained: "My ballet Dangerous Liaisons was first inspired by the movie of the same name, and thereafter the original story by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
Rimbaud's request implies an allegiance to that part of French literary tradition that is transgressive and sexually adventurous, a tradition that, besides Sade, includes Francois Villon, Rabelais, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
, Restif de la Bretonne, Charles Baudelaire, Andre Gide, and Jean Genet.
WHEN French Captain Choderlos de Laclos
wrote Dangerous Liaisons more than 200 years ago, it was more shocking than Footballers' Wives crossed with a Jerry Sadowitz gig.
of Pittsburgh-Greensburg) focuses here primarily on British novelist Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), but she also explores how Fanny Burney (1752-1840) and Choderlos de Laclos
(1741-1803) respectively revised his key formal and ideological premises, and in the process reveals other features she finds important in both of their work.
In Ferragus, however, Balzac follows much more in the footsteps of Choderlos de Laclos
that in those of Richardson and Rousseau, in that he emphasizes the unsettling manipulative power of letters.
Produced by Gordon House for BBC World Service the cassette, from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos
, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (rrp pounds 8.
The 1986 drama established Hampton's writing credentials, his stage version of a French novel by the littleknown Choderlos De Laclos
Perhaps, as a result, ``Les Liaisons Dangereuses'' - the 219-year-old tale so artfully spun by Choderlos de Laclos
and adapted by Christopher Hampton - isn't, er, dating well in the ``Survivor''/``Sopranos'' era of pop culture.
Like the famous source novel by Choderlos de Laclos
, it's simply too cynical and schematic to raise more than three sneers.