Antonin Artaud

Biography of Antonin Artaud

Antonin Artaud (September 4, 1896, in Marseille – March 4, 1948 in Paris) was a French playwright, poet, actor and theatre director. Antonin is a diminutive form of Antoine "little Anthony", and was among a list of names which Artaud used throughout his writing career.

Antonin Artaud's Works:

In English

* Barber, Stephen Antonin Artaud: Blows and Bombs (Faber and Faber: London, 1993) ISBN 0-571-17252-0
* Derrida, Jacques "The Theatre of Cruelty" and "La Parole Souffle" Writing and Difference trans. Alan Bass (The University of Chicago Press, 1978) ISBN 0-226-14329-5
* Esslin, Martin. Antonin Artaud. London: John Calder, 1976.
* Goodall, Jane, Artaud and the Gnostic Drama. Oxford: Clarendon Press; Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. ISBN 0-19-815186-1
* Innes, Christopher Avant-Garde Theater 1892-1992 (London: Routledge, 1993).
* Jamieson, Lee Antonin Artaud: From Theory to Practice (Greenwich Exchange: London, 2007) ISBN 978-1-871551-98-3
* Jannarone, Kimberly, "The Theater Before Its Double: Artaud Directs in the Alfred Jarry Theater," Theatre Survey 46.2, Nov. 2005: 247-273.
* Koch, Stephen. "On Artaud." Tri-Quarterly, no. 6 (Spring 1966): 29-37.
* Plunka, Gene A. (Ed). Antonin Artaud and the Modern Theater. Cranbury: Associated University Presses. 1994.
* Rainer Friedrich, "The Deconstructed Self in Artaud and Brecht: Negation of Subject and Antitotalitarianism", Forum for Modern Language Studies, 26:3 (July 1990): 282-297.
* Roger Shattuck, "Artaud Possessed", The Innocent Eye (New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1984): 169-186.
* Ward, Nigel "Fifty-one Shocks of Artaud", New Theatre Quarterly Vol.XV Part2 (NTQ58 May 1999): 123-128

In French

* Blanchot, Maurice. "Artaud." La Nouvelle Revue Française 4 (November 1956, no. 47): 873-881.
* Héliogabale ou l'Anarchiste couronné, 1969
* Brau, Jean-Louis. Antonin Artaud. Paris: La Table Ronde, 1971.
* Florence de Mèredieu, Antonin Artaud, Portraits et Gris-gris, Paris, Blusson, 1984, new edition with additions, 2008.
* Florence de Mèredieu, Antonin Artaud, Voyages, Paris, Blusson, 1992.
* Florence de Mèredieu, Antonin Artaud, de l'ange, Paris, Blusson, 1992.
* Florence de Mèredieu, Sur l'électrochoc, le cas Antonin Artaud, Paris, Blusson, 1996.
* Florence de Mèredieu, C'était Antonin Artaud, Biography, Fayard, 2006
* Florence de Mèredieu, La Chine d'Antonin Artaud / Le Japon d'Antonin Artaud, Paris, Blusson, 2006.
* Florence de Mèredieu, L'Affaire Artaud, journal ethnographique, Paris, Fayard, 2009.
* Virmaux, Alain. Antonin Artaud et le théâtre. Paris: Seghers, 1970.
* Virmaux, Alain and Odette. Artaud: un bilan critique. Paris: Belfond, 1979.
* Virmaux, Alain and Odette. Antonin Artaud: qui êtes-vous? Lyon: La Manufacture, 1986.

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