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288 pages
9 x 6 inches
Exeter Performance Studies
University of Exeter Press
Paperback (August 2002)
ISBN-13 9780859896962
ISBN-10 085989696X
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Hardback (August 2002)
ISBN-13 9780859896955
ISBN-10 0859896951
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Theater, Film and Dance
The French Theatre of Horror
by John McGrath, Michael Wilson, introduction by Nadine Holdsworth
The Théâtre du Grand-Guignol in Paris (1897 - 1962) achieved a legendary reputation as the 'Theatre of Horror' a venue displaying such explicit violence and blood-curdling terror that a resident doctor show more
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Mike Wilson is Professor of Drama at Loughborough University. He is author of Performance and Practice: Oral Narrative Traditions among Teenagers in Britain and Ireland

Richard Hand is Professor
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   table of contents

1. Jack! (lui!), Oscar Metenier
2. The Ultimate Torture (La Derniere Torture), Andr de Lorde and Eugene Morel
3. The Lighthousekeepers (Gardiens de Phare), Paul Autier and Paul Colquemin
4. Chop-chop! (La Veuve), Eugene Heros and Leon Abric

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"...the genre has left more of a mark on British and American culture than we may imagine."
Gothic Studies, May 2004

"Richard J. Hand and Michael Wilson ... manage in a number of telling
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