Chapel Of Gore And Psychosis

by Jack Hunter
Chapel Of Gore And Psychosis
  • ISBN-13: 9781840681871
  • Author(s): Jack Hunter
  • Subject: Theatre studies|theatre, drama
  • Publisher: Black Gas Publishing
  • Imprint: Creation
  • Publication Date: 08-11-2012
  • Format: p/b

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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. Chapel of Gore and 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. Chapel of Gore and Psychosis will soon become the essential resource of the Grand Guignol Theatre.
About the book

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. Chapel of Gore and 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. Chapel of Gore and Psychosis will soon become the essential resource of the Grand Guignol Theatre.

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