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The Theater and Its Double
By: Antonin Artaud
Pages: 176
Published: 1938
Genre(s): Plays
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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 relation to reality and danger,” he wrote. He fought vigorously against an encroaching conventionalism he found anathema to the very concept of...

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not really my favorite genre but interesting nonetheless

Nov 12th, 2015

Keith Keith

Jul 30th, 2013

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77th on 100 Books of the Century by Le Monde