The Grand Guignol: Theatre of Fear and Terror

Amok Press, 1988 - 188 pagina's
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Traces the history of the Grand Guignol theater, offers plot summaries of its plays about insanity, helplessness, infanticide, mutilation, suicide, and revenge, and describes its influence on modern films and plays

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Review: The Grand Guignol

Gebruikersrecensie  - Annie Oosterwyk - Goodreads

A good overview of the Grand Guignol and its historical context. My interest stems from "The Bones of Paris" by Laurie R. King and also Neil Gaiman's reading list. This book is a concise history of ... Volledige recensie lezen

Review: The Grand Guignol

Gebruikersrecensie  - Tim - Goodreads

This was a lively and fun look at the history of this Paris theatre (from 1892 to 1957 or so), it's influence, style, etc. There are numerous good illustrations and photos. My favorite section was a ... Volledige recensie lezen


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Mel Gordon is Professor of Theater Arts at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of twelve books, including "The Grand Guignol," "Dada Performance," "The Stanislavsky Technique," and the Feral House titles, "Erik Jan Hanussen: Hitler's Jewish Clairvoyant" and "The Seven Addictions and Five Professions of Anita Berber.

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