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... straight ahead as though he were already dead; of Charlotte Corday, Marat's
assassin, who is played by a beautiful somnambule who periodically goes blank,
forgets her lines, even lies down on the stage and has to be awakened by Sade;
The same impulse discloses itself in a complex way in Marat/Sade. Such a
position does not mean that these artists wish to dispense with ideas. What it
does mean is that ideas, including moral ideas, are proffered in a new style.
Ideas may ...
Hence, the great interest of Marat/Sade, for it, more than any modern theater work
I know of, comes near the scope, as well as the intent, of Artaud's theater. (I must
reluctantly except, because I have never seen it, what sounds like the most ...
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AGAINST INTERPRETATION: And Other EssaysUser Review - Kirkus
If one were to judge these essays in terms of price, their value would be very high. At her best (and worst) Miss Sontag offers three pennies worth of thought in any one sentence. "The function of ... Read full review