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Antonin Artaud

Antonin Artaud

·4.15·7,975 Ratings
“ There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting. ” ― BUDDHA
Authors' Books
  • Watchfiends and Rack Screams: Works from the Final Period

    ·4.23·244 Ratings
    This is the first new English language anthology of Artaud's writing in nearly twenty years, and reflects an increased interest in his late work (a show of Artaud's visual art from this period was on view at MOMA throughout 19961). Clayton Eshleman's tran
  • Selected Writings

    ·4.4·659 Ratings
    A revolutionary figure in the literary avant-garde of his time, Antonin Artaud (1896-1948) is now seen to be central to the development of post-modernism. His writings comprise verse, prose poems, film scenarios, a historical novel, plays, essays on film,
  • Artaud Anthology

    ·4.27·889 Ratings
    "I am the man," wrote Artaud, "who has best charted his inmost self." Antonin Artaud was a great poet who, like Poe, Holderlin, and Nerval, wanted to live in the infinite and asked that the human spirit burn in absolute freedom.To society, he was a madman
  • The Theater and Its Double

    ·4.17·2,882 Ratings
    A collection of manifestos originally published in 1938, The Theater and Its Double is the fullest statement of the ideas of Antonin Artaud. “We cannot go on prostituting the idea of the theater, the only value of which is in its excruciating, magical r
  • Heliogabalus; or, the Crowned Anarchist

    ·3.93·250 Ratings
    Translated into English for the first time, this novelized biography of the 3rd-century Roman Emperor Heliogabalus is simultaneously Artaud's most accessible and his most extreme book. Written in 1933, at the time when Artaud was preparing to stage his le
  • L'Ombilic des Limbes suivi de Le Pèse-nerfs et autres textes

    ·4.25·179 Ratings
    « Quand on a lu Artaud, on ne s'en remet pas. Ses textes sont de ceux, très rares, qui peuvent orienter et innerver toute une vie, influer directement ou indirectement sur la manière de sentir et de penser, régler une conduite subversive à travers to
  • The Peyote Dance

    ·3.96·89 Ratings
    Artaud received a grant to travel to Mexico, where he met his first (Mexican) Parisian friend, the Painter Federico Cantú in 1936 when he gave lectures on the decadence of Western civilization. He also studied and lived with the Tarahumaran people and ex
  • Pour en finir avec le jugement de dieu

    ·4.27·133 Ratings
    'Pour en finir avec le jugement de dieu' est sans doute le livre d'Antonin Artaud qui libère le plus violemment cette voix forcenée, cette voix de fureur et de fièvre qui apparaît comme l'ultime état, l'ultime éclat de sa parole de poète. La poési
  • Van Gogh: Il suicidato della società

    ·4.08·216 Ratings
    «Come un’inondazione di corvi neri nelle fibre del suo albero interno», la società suicidò van Gogh. Non fu dunque il pittore a soccombere a un suo delirio, ma un delirio ben più vasto e maligno, l’affatturamento capillare che è la prima opera d
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