theatre and its double essays by Antonin Artaud

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Published by Calder in Montreuil, London .

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Statementby Antonin Artaud ; translated by Victor Corti.
SeriesNew Paris editions -- 1.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2021 .A713 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination108 p. ;
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21188010M
ISBN 100714542342
OCLC/WorldCa28849842

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The biggest obstacle standing in the way of a complete and fundamental renewal of the art of theater. PREFACE: The Theater and Culture I. The Theater and the Plague II. Metaphysics and the Mise en Scene III. The Alchemical Theater IV. On the Balinese Theater V. Oriental and Occidental Theater VI.

No More Masterpieces Theatre and its double book. The Theater and Cruelty VIII. The Theater of Cruelty (First Manifesto). Letters on Cruelty.

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