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A-level Drama - Woyzeck: Antonin Artaud

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Antonin Artaud

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Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud (1896 - 1948) is better known as Antonin Artaud.  He was a French playwright, poet, actor and theatre director.  Artaud was a theoritician of the Surrelist movement and he tried to replace "bourgois" classical theatre with is "theatre of cruelty", a primitive ceremonial experience which intended to liberate the human subconscious and reveal man to himself.

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Antonin Artaud: A practical approach to The Theatre of Cruelty

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