`Goodall's reading of Artaud and those theorist which have tackled his work is both skilful and perceptive...this is a milestone in the study of Artuad and heresy. It is also a path-clearing exercise in the serious study of gnosticism and as such should be highly valued.' Theatre Research International
`Jane Goodall has undertaken a scrupulous investigation of Artaudian gnosticism...It must...be praised for its stamina, and it is impossible to fault its conclusion that the writer who deemed himself `too surrealist' for the Surrealists was more heretical than many critical heretics of today.' Modern Languages Review
About the Author
Jane Goodall, Senior Lecturer in Drama, University of Newcastle.