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ARTAUD Antonin.


AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED TO ANNE MANSON. [September 1937]. 6 pages in-12 in ink (some stains).
Superb letter from Antonin Artaud to his close friend Anne Manson whom he met in 1936. "I will preach the return of Christ from the Catacombs which will be the return of Christianity to the catacombs. Visible Catholicism because of idolatry is the present pope condemned to death as a traitor and as a simoniarch... Think of my hatred of the flesh, come and join me in Ireland in October, but until then I swear to you that it will no longer be a question of the Spanish War or the battles in the Mediterranean.
I hold the very staff of Jesus Christ and it is Jesus Christ who commanded me to do everything I am going to do and it will be seen that his teaching was for brief metaphysical purposes and not for fools. You are a heroine Anne and I embrace you above life. Artaud.
Answer now".
Attached is a typed transcript of the letter by Anne Manson.
Automatically translated by DeepL. The original version is the only legally valid version.
To see the original version, click here.

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ARTAUD Antonin.

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France - 75009 - paris
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