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Edward . Ed(S): Scheer - Antonin Artaud - 9780415282550 - V9780415282550
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Antonin Artaud

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Description for Antonin Artaud Paperback. 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 Artaud and explores the the relationship between his mental illness, drug addiction and creativity. Editor(s): Scheer, Edward. Num Pages: 224 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 2ADF; AN; DSBH; JFCX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 232 x 157 x 11. Weight in Grams: 312.
This resource collects for the first time some of the best criticism on Artaud's life and work from writers such as Jacques Derrida, Julia Kristeva, Maurice Blanchot, Herbert Blau, Leo Bersani and Susan Sontag. Antonin Artaud was one of the most brilliant artists of the twentieth century. His writing influenced entire generations, from the French post-structuralists to the American beatniks. He was a key figure in the European cinema of the 1920s and '30s, and his drawings and sketches have been displayed in some of the major art galleries of the Western world. Possibly best known for his concept ... Read more

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About Edward . Ed(S): Scheer
Edward Scheer is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Theatre, Film and Dance at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He is the editor of 100 Years of Cruelty: Essays on Artaud (2000) and is Secretary of the Board of Directors of The Performance Space in Sydney, Australia.

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