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Social Redeemer

Bermel Albert

Albert Bermel was Professor of Theatre at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Chair of the Speech and Theatre Department at Lehman College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Artaud's Theatre of Cruelty

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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...Bernard Shaw prophetically said more than once that the theatre of the twentieth century would go in one of two directions: it would follow Richard Wagner’s example of drama with music toward a predominantly sensuous ‘total theatre...

Actor and Director

Bermel Albert

Albert Bermel was Professor of Theatre at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Chair of the Speech and Theatre Department at Lehman College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Artaud's Theatre of Cruelty

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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...Artaud received his training and his early stage roles from Charles Dullin, one of France’s leading directors in the generation after Copeau. He was entrusted by Dullin with a variety of parts, the most considerable of them being...

Related Arts

Bermel Albert

Albert Bermel was Professor of Theatre at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Chair of the Speech and Theatre Department at Lehman College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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...We think of Artaud as being primarily a writer, but he was also attracted to the visual arts. Since his youth he had practised drawing, therapeutically during his stay in a Swiss hospital; later he produced many freehand sketches...

Into the Twentieth Century

Bermel Albert

Albert Bermel was Professor of Theatre at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Chair of the Speech and Theatre Department at Lehman College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Artaud's Theatre of Cruelty

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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...It is possible to trace an astounding number of resemblances between Artaud’s hoped-for Theatre of Cruelty and various arts of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In theatre alone we notice similarities to the chronicle form...

Looking Backwards: 2000-1975

Bermel Albert

Albert Bermel was Professor of Theatre at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Chair of the Speech and Theatre Department at Lehman College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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... settings. For further details about the ‘nouvelle’ Comédie, see FrederickWiseman’s documentary film La Comédie-Française, ou l’amour joué (in French with English subtitles) and ‘No More PlayingSafe’ by Albert Bermel in American Theatre,...

The Breakaway

Bermel Albert

Albert Bermel was Professor of Theatre at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Chair of the Speech and Theatre Department at Lehman College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Artaud's Theatre of Cruelty

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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...The writings of Artaud give a sympathetic reader the feeling that anything is possible in the theatre. Artaud had passionately committed his life to possibilities - that is, to what other people would consider impossibilities. His poet...

On the Boards

Bermel Albert

Albert Bermel was Professor of Theatre at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Chair of the Speech and Theatre Department at Lehman College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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...The remaining three of the five theatrical innovations by Artaud stimulated directors and actors of the 1960s into finding new opportunities to remake contemporary stage life. I would summarize these innovations as using the stage’s three...

Redefinitions

Bermel Albert

Albert Bermel was Professor of Theatre at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Chair of the Speech and Theatre Department at Lehman College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Artaud's Theatre of Cruelty

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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...Artaud’s essay ‘The Theatre and the Plague’ amazingly proposes that one of the great scourges of mankind, the plague, in many ways resembles the theatre which, as an art, consists of some of mankind’s great acts of affirmation. He opens...

From Antiquity On

Bermel Albert

Albert Bermel was Professor of Theatre at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Chair of the Speech and Theatre Department at Lehman College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Artaud's Theatre of Cruelty

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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...Artaud’s writings and his proposals, some of them never tested, touch those of many earlier artists, critics and other people, so closely that one can fall into the habit of referring to influences upon his work. But influence, a popular...

Inspiration and Aspirations

Bermel Albert

Albert Bermel was Professor of Theatre at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Chair of the Speech and Theatre Department at Lehman College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Artaud's Theatre of Cruelty

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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...In the oriental theatre, as in all oriental art, the guiding principle is a quest for unification. The artists forge this unity out of diverse elements; opposites clash and resolve themselves into a oneness, as occurs in life. The very...