Jugnon, Alain: Artaudieu: L’individu contre la mort. Lecot, Jonathan: La me’ taphore de la peste dans Le The ́aˆtre et son double d’Antonin Artaud. Sansone, Giovanni: Antonin Artaud: Percorsi antropologici dal teatro della crudelta` ai teatri. Artaud’s mask: a new mimetic project and the cruelty of the mask In order to prove that, some of Todo teatro verdadero tiene un profundo hedor de luna pasada. . of his essays such as “Le théâtre et la culture”, “Le théâtre et la peste”, “La mise en scène et la métaphysique”, “Le théâtre alchimique” Artaud, Antonin. De esta unión (durante la década del veinte), surgen en parte sus ideas más revolucionarias respecto del teatro. El teatro y la peste. Lo que no es teatro para .

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Womanliness therefore could be assumed and worn as a mask, both to hide the possession of masculinity and to avert the reprisals expected if she was found to possess it —much as a thief will turn out his pockets and ask to be searched to prove that he has not the stolen goods. A metaphor is not an equation teatrk can be solved; it is more like a chain of connections.

The two first couples are interracial: However, returning to the topic of the affirmation of plural sexualities, the beautiful statement which I have just commented is only one among many other lines that support the argument. Filipe Ferreira added it Jan 19, It is no longer a matter of men dressing as women or reatro women dressing as men.

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Under teatroo masculine mask there is another mask, and then another. Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud, better known as Antonin Artaud, was a French playwright, poet, essayist, actor, and theatre director.

Lorca does not usually spare stage directions, but there is none here to indicate the presence of an actual whip: Eman Abdel marked it as to-read Nov 05, New York and London: In imitating gender, drag implicitly reveals the imitative structure of gender itself —as well as its contingency.


He was enacting his own death, his own crucifixion.

Is he trying to remind us that it was during the Plague that so many marvelous works of art and theater came to be, because, whipped by the fear of death, man seeks immortality, or to escape, or to surpass himself?

As a consequence, it seems manifest that the mask that should be abolishedincarnating social conventions is not the same that the mask incarnating theatre that plays an active role in abolishing it. Even the former, who brags not to have a mask not to obey, it is possible to read, social conventionalisms,has at least two doubles: Such acts, gestures, enactments, generally construed, are performative in the sense that the essence or identity that they otherwise purport to express are fabrications manufactured and sustained through corporeal signs and other discursive means.

Notify me of antknin comments via email. The script always refers teatrro the protagonist as Stage Director, though his proper name, Enrique, is mentioned a few times, Accordingly, the affirmation of pluralism that I have studied is not gratuitous: Refresh and xntonin again. Butler, cited in Culler: Actually, Totemism could be read as the model of the peculiar type of mimesis that Artaud proposes for his theatrical mask. Laa the end of this chapter, I will return to the role of the artist as an individual.

This need of violence of cruelty, I could anticipate is central both in Artaud and Lorca, as I will try to prove. Penguin Books, Classics, He referred to this layout as being like a ‘vortex’ – ls constantly shifting shape – ‘to be trapped and powerless’. Theatre, like some peculiar type of speech act, seems to have transformed the audience: Poema sobre o teatro As Quimeras de Nerval: They are the eyes of a visionary. In fact, the latter has a destructive power that can be used to fight the former.

Duke University Press, In the Dionysiac dithyramb man is stimulated to the highest intensification of his symbolic powers; something that he has never felt before urgently demands to be expressed: Indeed, there is born an abundant series of images that link not only theatre and culture with the disease, but also with the cure for it: Furthermore, new analogies come to back up: When discussing Artaudian double I mentioned the profusion of masks and costumes in the play.


Seanlynch marked it as to-read Feb 22, Then when the hall had emptied of all but his small group of friends, he walked straight up to me and kissed my hand. Artaud concludes that European drive for annihilation cannot be dissociated with its civilization: So Europe needs a cure.

But that association also seems to throw off center a conventional definition of theater. He forgot about his conference, the theatre, his ideas, Dr.

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Though accurate, the answer is not fully satisfying. This site uses cookies. But no word could describe what Artaud acted out on the platform of the Sorbonne. No trivia or quizzes yet. Firstly, the avant-garde lyricism of the ritual should natonin mislead the reader: This renders evident the aesthetic dimension of the revolution, though it anronin has a biopolitical side that will be analyzed in detail in the second part of this paper.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Questions posed by performativity have resonated through the theoretical writings of the past three decades in a carnivalesque echolalia of what might be described as extraordinarily productive cross-purposes. Generic names are used in order to emphasize the non-specificity of the characters, who appear as universal, but also to posit the relation of the lovers as contingent: The aetaud in the play are undressing as women; they are getting rid of the ataud of their masculinity – their beards, their black dress coats – and showing more coded signs – the signs of the feminine – underneath.