Chapel Of Gore & Psychosis: The Grand Guignol Theatre

McAfee Secure sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit/debit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams
Rating 4.0
2 ratings
Only 10 copies left
List Price: $24.95
SALE PRICE: $22.98
You Save: $1.97 (8% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Item:  BK 4680

Book Details

  • 111 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Illustrated in B&W and Color
  • Released:
  • Publisher: Creation

Authors:

Author:

Description by OLDIES.com:

The Grand Guignol Theatre in Paris, founded by Oscar Metenier in 1897, soon became world-renowned for staging wild and bizarre spectacles of madness, mutilation, horror and death. The theatre's dark prince was Andr? de Lorde, whose gore-drenched psychodramas of medical and surgical horror included A Crime In The Madhouse, The Horrible Experiment, and The System Of Dr. Goudron and Pr. Plume (included here in a brand new translation). CHAPEL OF GORE & PSYCHOSIS charts the entire history of the Grand Guignol, from its inception to its closure in 1962. It references and describes dozens of stage productions, and also contains a whole section on films which were either based on, or inspired by, the Grand Guignol and its works. The book is illustrated throughout with over 70 photographs and illustrations, and includes a stunning 16-page full colour section that features vintage poster art by the artist Adrien Barr?re, amongst others. As well as a new translation of De Lorde, the book also features the first-ever English translation of a revelatory and scandalous memoir by Paula Maxa, first female superstar of the Grand Guignol. CHAPEL OF GORE & PSYCHOSIS will soon become the essential English-language resource for all who wish to study the history, influence and cultural importance of the Grand Guignol Theatre.

Customers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 4.0
Based on 2 ratings.
Be the first Customer to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products:

Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 70,799
  • ISBN: 184068187X
  • EAN: 9781840681871
  • International Shipping: 2 items