Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud, better kent as Antonin Artaud (French: [aʁto]; 4 September 1896 – 4 Mairch 1948), wis a French dramatist, poet, essayist, actor, an theatre director, widely recognised as ane o the major feegurs o twentiet-century theatre an the European avant-garde.[1][2][3]

Antonin Artaud
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BornAntoine Marie Joseph Artaud
4 September 1896(1896-09-04)
Marseille, Fraunce
Died4 Mairch 1948(1948-03-04) (aged 51)
EddicationStudied at the Collège du Sacré-Cœur
ThriftTheatre director, poet, actor, airtist, essayist
Kent forTheatre o Cruelty
Notable wirk(s)The Theatre an Its Dooble


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  3. Gadoffre, G. F. A. (1971). "Antonin Artaud and the Avant-Garde Theatre". Bulletin of the John Rylands Library. The University of Manchester. pp. 329–336. Retrieved September 25, 2017 – via