The Theatre before Its Double: Artaud Directs in the Alfred Jarry Theatre

@article{Jannarone2005TheTB,
  title={The Theatre before Its Double: Artaud Directs in the Alfred Jarry Theatre},
  author={Kimberly Jannarone},
  journal={Theatre Survey},
  year={2005},
  volume={46},
  pages={247 - 273}
}
It is ironic that the works of Antonin Artaud, who called for the rejuvenation of theatre as such, come to us today not on their own, but through an unusually dense filter: a peculiarly persistent critical/theoretical apparatus doubles his own writings and practice. Artaud's work has occupied a cultish space in both French and English criticism for several decades. Each major trend in Artaud scholarship has reinforced the image of Artaud as a brilliant/mad theoretician and inspirational writer… Expand
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