ARTAUD (Antonin) LEWIS (M. G. « Monk »).

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ARTAUD (Antonin) LEWIS (M. G. « Monk »).
Le Moine, raconté par Antonin Artaud. Paris, Éditions Denoël & Steele, 1931, in-8, bound in full paper, purple chagrin title page, cover and spine preserved, untrimmed (period binding), 346 p.
First edition. Photograph of the living painting with Artaud dressed as a monk, on the cover. Beautiful autograph full page letter to the filmmaker Raymond Bernard, who would love the simplicity of imagination of the "Monk" as well as the slow progress of his tortuous and sure psychology, of all hearts Antonin Artaud.
Artaud was in more than twenty films, including three under the direction of Raymond Bernard, in the early 30s: Tarakanova, Faubourg Montmartre and Les Croix de bois. Artaud had considered, first by a series of photographs presenting the characters of the book of Lewis in situations (the famous tableaux vivants), to propose an adaptation to film ...
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