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It is, for example, absolutely indispensable to comedy. ... The hope for
intelligence in the theater is not through conventional “seriousness,” whether in
the form of analysis (bad example: After the Fall), or the documentary (weak
example: The ...
We have up to now lacked a full-fledged example of Artaud's category, “the
theater of cruelty.” The closest thing to it are the theatrical events done in New
York and elsewhere in the last five years, largely by painters (such as Alan
The best example is in Art Nouveau, the most typical and fully developed Camp
style. Art Nouveau ... A remarkable example: the Paris Métro entrances designed
by Hector Guimard in the late 1890s in the shape of cast-iron orchid stalks. 9.
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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