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Antonin Artaud : a critical reader

Author: Edward Scheer
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This resource collects critical writing on Artaud's life and work. Featuring contributions from critics such as Jacques Derrida and Julia Kristeva, this volume challenges traditional perceptions of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Antonin Artaud; Antonin Artaud; Antonin Artaud; Antonin Artaud
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Scheer
ISBN: 0415282551 9780415282550 0415282543 9780415282543
OCLC Number: 51818827
Description: viii, 204 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: on Antonin Artaud --
a beginner's guide to cruelty --
On biography: madness and language --
From Conversations: The Autobiography of Surrealism / Andre Breton, Andre Parinaud --
'Homage to Antonin Artaud' / Andre Breton --
From 'Surrealism from day to day' / Georges Batailles --
From an interview with Jacques Latremoliere / Sylvere Lotringer --
'Thirteenth series of the schizophrenic and the little girl' / Gilles Deleuze --
Theatre: acts and representations --
From 'The theatre of cruelty and the closure of representation' / Jacques Derrida --
From 'Antonin Artaud and the impossible theatre: the legacy of the theatre of cruelty' / Helga Finter --
'He wasn't entirely himself' / Jerzy Grotowski --
'The plague and its powers in Artaudian theatre' / Jane Goodall --
From 'The dubious spectacle of collective identity' / Herbert Blau --
From 'Approaching Artaud' / Susan Sontag --
'Artaud, defecation and birth' / Leo Bersani --
On writing and fine arts --
'Artaud' / Maurice Blanchot --
From 'The subject in process' / Julia Kristeva --
From 'To unsense the subjectile' / Jacques Derrida --
From 'Production of reality or hunger for the impossible?' / Umberto Artioli --
Beyond words: on film and radio --
'K' / Allen S. Weiss --
'The death of paper, part two: Artaud's sound system' / Denis Hollier --
From 'Voice devoured: Artaud and Borges on dubbing' / Mikhail Yampolsky --
'Cinemas of cruelty?' / Francis Vanoye.
Responsibility: edited by Edward Scheer.
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