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Guide to the David Henry Hwang Papers, ca. 1985-1992
Special Collections M636  
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Description
Includes original manuscripts, corrected typescripts, etc. for both major and minor works including M. BUTTERFLY, BONDAGE, and 1000 AIRPLANES ON THE ROOF.
Background
David Henry Hwang is an award-winning playwright whose work often deals with the manipulation or breakdown of stereotypes--particularly those concerning Asian-Americans--while exploring the frontiers of experimental drama. Hwang, a creative writing major who studied with Stanford professor John L'Heureux, graduated from the university in 1979. He credits L'Heureux and playwright Sam Shepard as early influences.
Extent
17.5 linear ft.
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
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None.