The Reflection of Justice in Performing Art: A Case Study of Contemporary Performing Art “Mae-Dok-Bhu-Som”


The Lady of the Camellias (La Dame aux camelias) by Alexandre Dumas, Fils, is the most famous French novel, firstly published in 1848. It was translated and published in Thai language by Sangworn Krileak (first publication in 1981). The literature illustrated the social problems related with French morality during the middle of 1800s. It presents sentimentality and emotion through magnificent literature. The researcher has adapted and presented such translated literature through the vision and form of contemporary performing art creature, in Thai society context. The theme of the performance is still emphasis on the social problems related with morality, which are the global general problem. This creative research is the literature development to a contemporary playwright, which retains the value to the original literature, leads to the justice reflection which is present through the performing art.

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Mutjarin Ittiphong, Silpakorn University, Thailand

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Conference: ACAH2016
Stream: Arts - Performing Arts Practices: Theater, Dance, Music

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