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Ionesco's essays on the theater offer a good deal of such, presumably
unconscious, humor. There are, to be sure, some ideas in Notes and Counter
Notes worth taking seriously, none of them original with Ionesco. One is the idea
of the theater ...
I'm not suggesting that Marat/Sade is simply theater of the senses. Weiss has
supplied a complex and highly literate text which demands to be responded to.
But Marat/Sade also demands to be taken on the sensory level as well, and only
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