M. Butterfly

They say in opera the voice is everything. That’s probably why I’d never before enjoyed opera. Here … here was a Butterfly with little or no voice—but she had… More

dance of the holy ghosts

It’s so hard for me to keep track of you—your coming and going, moon and half moon. When you please, how you ‘apparition.’ It’s hard on a man’s mind… More

Yellow Face

Even when I didn’t know anything more about America than I saw in Shanghai at the movies—even then, I knew my real life wasn’t the one I was living… More