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, T. “ Political Spectacle and Colonial Rule: The Landdag on Dutch Taiwan, 1629–1648 .” Itinerario 21 , no. 3 ( 1997 ): 57 – 93 . Andrade , T. “ Pirates, Pelts and Promises: The Sino-Dutch Colony of Seventeenth-Century Taiwan and the Aboriginal Villag of Favorolang .” Journal of Asian

In: Foreign Devils and Philosophers

Beijing and view the celestial visage of Your Majesty, all of them are full of envy and regard it as an honor.” 46 By these words he implied that the magnificent spectacle of the arrival of all the tributary states to the court was not an unreachable dream but, instead, it fit well with the wish of the

In: Foreign Devils and Philosophers

consummated dramaturge, orchestrates a horrific spectacle by disrupting a whole city, its inhabitants, and its sovereign, and, most importantly, by operating multiple changes of identity. These concern both his fellow characters and himself. That is why Storm’s reinterpretation of Dionysus as the god of split

In: Dionysus on the Other Shore

and directors. Dionysus is the orchestrator of a massive, carnivalesque spectacle, by creating an unspeakable, upside-down reality that, however, does not exist as such but only in the people’s disturbed minds. As a matter of fact, the Dionysian presence manifests itself indirectly, namely through the

In: Dionysus on the Other Shore