Antonin Artaud: Asylums & After

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There’s a new post up at Jacket2: “On his way back from Ireland in 1937, Artaud was put into a straight jacket. Once back on French soil, he was turned over to the authorities. This was the beginning of a nine-year stint in hospitals with Artaud in what biographer Martin Esslin called a ‘near-catatonic state.’”