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Antonin Artaud

Playwright, Poet (4-Sep-1896 — 4-Mar-1948)


Martin Esslin. Antonin Artaud. New York: Penguin Books. 1977. 148pp.

Naomi Greene. Antonin Artaud: Poet Without Words. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1970. 256pp.

Bettina L. Knapp. Antonin Artaud: Man of Vision. New York: David Lewis. 1969. 233pp.

Eric Sellin. The Dramatic Concepts of Antonin Artaud. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1968. 190pp.

Shlomo Giora Shoham. Art, Crime, and Madness: Gesualdo, Caravaggio, Genet, Van Gogh, Artaud. Sussex Academic Press. 2003. 223pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (pp.32-33)

  7. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.16)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.24)

  9. Legends in Their Own Time (p.11)

  10. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.25)

  11. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.19)

  12. Thinkers of the Twentieth Century (p.25)

  13. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.29)

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