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Brustein, Robert, "Antonin Artaud and Jean Genet: The Theatre of Cruelty," in The Theatre of Revolt: An Approach to Modern Drama, Atlantic Little, Brown, 1964, pp. 361—412.

Brustein disucsses Artaud's seminal work The Theatre and Its Double, which provides the philosophical and theoretical groundwork behind The Cenci.

Plunka, Gene A., ed., Antonin Artaud and the Modern Theatre, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1994.

Plunka provides insight into Artaud's life and theories, then explores how Artaud's work relates to a variety of other twentieth-century dramatists.

Savarese, Nicola, "Antonin Artaud Sees Balinese Theatre at the Paris Colonial Exposition," in TDR: The Drama Review, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 51—77.

Savarese describes the Balinese dance theatre performed in Paris in 1931 and discusses Artaud's reaction to it. The performance was crucial to inspiring Artaud to establish his theory of the Theatre of Cruelty and to write The Cenci.

Sellin, Eric, The Dramatic Concepts of Antonin Artaud...

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