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Writing the drives in Nancy Spero’s Codex Artaud

Kimberly Lamm

in Addressing the other woman: Textual correspondences in feminist art and writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526121264
eISBN:
9781526136176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121264.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 3 is devoted to Nancy Spero’s Codex Artaud (1971–72), an epic artwork in which she orchestrated typewritten texts and painted images to seize the monstrosity attributed to white women if they ... More


Around the absurd I: twentieth-century absurdist practice

Neil Cornwell

in The Absurd in Literature

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074097
eISBN:
9781781700969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074097.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses absurdist practice during the twentieth century, examining absurdism in the works of some writers, namely Fernando Pessoa, Antonin Artaud and Camus. It notes that these writers ... More


I Artaud BwO: The Uses of Artaud's To have done with the judgement of god

Edward Scheer

in Deleuze and Performance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635030
eISBN:
9780748652587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635030.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on Gilles Deleuze's concept of body without organs (BWO), the Deleuzian idea which resonates most powerfully as a concept for and of performance. It provides a detailed retelling ... More


Choreographies of Affect

Elena del Río

in Deleuze and the Cinemas of Performance: Powers of Affection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635252
eISBN:
9780748651146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635252.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues for a reconsideration of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's Brechtian aesthetics from the point of view of his engagement with the emotions. It looks at Fassbinder's The Marriage of Maria ... More


Necrofiliation: Antonin Artaud

Laurence A. Rickels

in Aberrations of Mourning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675951
eISBN:
9781452947167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675951.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses Antonin Artaud’s idea of modern hieroglyphics. For Artaud, the object of departure of the whole magical and philosophical system of ancient Egypt, on which he bases his ... More


“The Virtual Reality of Theater”: Antonin Artaud

Samuel Weber

in Theatricality as Medium

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224159
eISBN:
9780823235841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224159.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

In 1933, Antonin Artaud introduced his notion of a “theater of cruelty” by associating the purpose of theater with the necessary cruelty that one can inflict on others. In a ... More


City of Beginnings

Robyn Creswell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182186
eISBN:
9780691185149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182186.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is an exploration of modernism in Arabic poetry, a movement that emerged in Beirut during the 1950s and became the most influential and controversial Arabic literary development of the ... More


The Promised Land: Toward a Retotalized Theatre

David Roberts

in The Total Work of Art in European Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450235
eISBN:
9780801460975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450235.003.0009
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the total work as the regeneration of sacred theatre. It considers three dramatists of the 1920s: Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Paul Claudel, and Bertolt Brecht, together with Antonin ... More


Signalling through the Flames

Helen Slaney

in The Senecan Aesthetic: A Performance History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198736769
eISBN:
9780191800412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736769.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Shelley’s 1819 tragedy The Cenci displays a number of Senecan affiliations on the verbal, dramaturgical, and thematic levels. Most obviously, Shelley uses the senecan technique of applying densely ... More


The Marquis de Sade in the Twentieth Century

Catherine Toal

in The Entrapments of Form

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269341
eISBN:
9780823269396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269341.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Post-war French philosophy is pervaded by readings of the work of the Marquis de Sade (from Maurice Blanchot, Pierre Klossowski, Simone de Beauvoir, Georges Bataille, and, most notoriously, Jacques ... More


The Poem-Scenario in the Interwar (1917–1928)

Christophe Wall-Romana

in Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter makes a case study of a central subgenre in cinepoetry: the poem-scenario. Beginning in 1917, with a work by Apollinaire and Billy, up to the arrival of the Talkies, a number of poets ... More


Conclusion

Miguel de Beistegui

in Immanence - Deleuze and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638307
eISBN:
9780748671816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638307.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Immanence is itself not a concept, but an image or a plane that is the condition of thought. Difference and Repetition and Logic of Sense may have marked an initial stage on the way to the conquest ... More


Industrial Music as a Theater of Cruelty

S. Alexander Reed

in Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199832583
eISBN:
9780190268305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832583.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on industrial music’s debt to Antonin Artaud, a French actor, artist, and writer who grew frustrated with theater that “limits itself to showing us intimate scenes from the lives ... More


Artaud: Presence and Ritual

Frédéric Pouillaude

in Unworking Choreography: The Notion of the Work in Dance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199314645
eISBN:
9780190649968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314645.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance, Philosophy of Music

This chapter considers to what extent the desire for presence is destined from the beginning to impossibility and unrealizability. It ponders how much this presence can reproduce, alongside the ... More


Mimesis and Cruelty

in The Philosophy of Improvisation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226662787
eISBN:
9780226662800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226662800.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter addresses a range of anti-improvisatory positions as traced across the comments of such artists and writers as Theodor Adorno, Pierre Boulez, Luciano Berio, Antonin Artaud, and others. ... More


Logic

Miguel de Beistegui

in Immanence - Deleuze and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638307
eISBN:
9780748671816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638307.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter reports the consequences of an extension of immanence for the classical domains of logic. It specifically illustrates the extent to which Gilles Deleuze's account of sense relates to, ... More


Roman Pestilence: Tenor and Vehicle

Hunter H. Gardner

in Pestilence and the Body Politic in Latin Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198796428
eISBN:
9780191837708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796428.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter addresses the tradition of plague writing in antiquity and outlines the innovations that Roman epic poets have made within the discourse. It observes a distinction between eyewitness ... More


Staging the Liminal

Leo Shtutin

in Spatiality and Subjecthood in Mallarmé, Apollinaire, Maeterlinck, and Jarry: Between Page and Stage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198821854
eISBN:
9780191860980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821854.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 3 implements the notion of liminality (the experience or condition of the betwixt and between) in an analysis of character and diegetic space in Jarry’s Ubu roi and Maeterlinck’s one-acts. ... More


Conclusion: Nervous Hermeneutics and the Theater of Cruelty

Matthew Wilson Smith

in The Nervous Stage: Nineteenth-century Neuroscience and the Birth of Modern Theatre

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190644086
eISBN:
9780190644116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190644086.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama, European Literature

The Conclusion begins with a consideration of parallels between two works written around 1900: Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams (1955) and Strindberg’s A Dream Play (1901). These works, which ... More


Interlude Humanist and Posthumanist: A Dialogue

Simon Palfrey

in Poor Tom: Living "King Lear"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226150642
eISBN:
9780226150789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226150789.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This section is a mock dialogue between Humanist, who speaks for human recognitions, appreciation of the art-object, sympathy, rational balance, and Post-Humanist, who speaks for exploded ... More


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