Absurdist Theatre of the Self

front-cover‘Instead of the neurotic character with well structured conflicts centering around around forbidden sex, authority, or dependence and independence within a family setting, we see characters filled with uncertainty about what is real.’ This uncertainty now invades every form of art and crystallises in an imagery of the absurd that re-enters daily life and encourages a theatrical approach to existence , a kind of absurdist theatres of the self. ‘

Pg 90

The Culture of Narcissism

Christopher Lasch 

 W W Norton & Co Ltd; New edition edition (15 Jan 1979)





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