Work of the Fellows: Monographs

On the Uses of the Fantastic in Modern Theatre: Cocteau, Oedipus, and the Monster

By Irène Eynat-Confino (NHC Fellow, 1998–99)

New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008

From the publisher’s description:

The book reveals how the fantastic is used in modern theatre as a manipulative device to encode the unspeakable and control audience response, challenging conventional readings of all authors who use the fantastic.

Subjects
History / Theater / Performing Arts / Theater Criticism /

Eynat-Confino, Irène (NHC Fellow, 1998–99). On the Uses of the Fantastic in Modern Theatre: Cocteau, Oedipus, and the Monster. Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.