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|Named Person:||Antonin Artaud; Antonin Artaud|
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
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|Description:||xiv, 253 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The fight against civilization; or, the rebirth of tragedy. Invocation of the plague : nouveau mal du siècle the residues of war "The future of the world" --
Reactionary modern : the controversions of the counter-enlightenment anywhere out of this world irrational affinities --
Audience, mass, crowd. The avant-garde and the audience : the crisis of bourgeois theater the avant-garde and the audience immersion agitation --
The theater of cruelty and conceptions of the audience --
Theaters for the masses : working on the masses mythical, total, real --
Crowds and cruelty : crowd feeling in the theater of cruelty the nerve meter --
Visions of power. The artist of the theater : the rise of the director artistic power in the Jarry Theater the direction of menace --
Controlling forces : directing The Cenci concentrating control power by charisma --
Conclusion : longing for nothingness.
"[Jannarone] argues in her enlightening and engaging book that "Artaud" was invented in the 1960s in widespread misreadings of "The Theatre and Its Double"."