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Drama. This important volume of COLLECTED WORKS includes one of Artaud's most seminal texts, THE THEATRE AND ITS DOUBLE, and his play THE CENCI. Also included are appendices, copious notes and his essay SERAPHIM'S THEATRE. THE THEATRE AND ITS DOUBLE, published here in its entirety, remains the most radical text on perfromance in print today. The lesser known SERAPHIN'S THE ...more
Paperback, 223 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Riverrun Press (New York, NY)
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Theater of cruelty is more effective in actuality than it looks on paper. Though, despite this skepticism, I find myself often thinking back on this book over the ten or so years that have passed since I read it.
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This book is always on my currently reading list. I always gather amazing insights about theatre, life, and inspiration.
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Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud, better known as Antonin Artaud, was a French playwright, poet, essayist, actor, and theatre director.

Considered among the most influential figures in the evolution of modern drama theory, Antonin Artaud associated himself with Surrealist writers, artists, and experimental theater groups in Paris during the 1920s.

When political differences resulted in his break from th
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