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A Controlled Detonation:
The Protean Voice of 4:48 Psychosis (first seven fragments)
by Mustafa Sakarya

 

Works Cited

1 ARTseenSOHO. Antonin Artaud: Selected Readings. Excerpt from “Van Gogh: The
Man Suicided by Society (originally published in Paris, in 1947). 5 May, 2007 www.artseensoho.com/Life/readings/artaud.html (opens in new window).
 
2 Geometry in Art & Architecture. Number Symbolism in the Middle Ages. 7 May, 2007.  www. dartmouth.edu/~matc/math5.geometry/unit8.html (opens in new window).
 
3 Kane, Sarah. Sarah Kane: Complete Plays. London, Methuen Books. Introduction by
David Greig, 2001.
 
4 Kilpatrick, David. The Royal Court Brings Britain’s Tragic Voice to Brooklyn: Sarah Kane’s 4:48 Psychosis at St. Ann’s Warehouse. The Brooklyn Rail. October, 2004.  www.thebrooklynrail.org/theater/oct04/psychosis.html (opens in new window).
 
5 Ravenhill, Mark. The Beauty of Banality. The Guardian. October 28, 2006.
 
6 Urban, Ken. An Ethics of Catastrophe: The Theater of Sarah Kane. Johns Hopkins.  www.iainfisher.com/kane/eng/sarah-kane-study-ku.html .
 
7 University Press. PAJ (A Journal of Performance and Art). No. 69 (2001) pp. 56-66.
 

 

Notes

 

[1] Quoted from Sarah Kane, 4:48 Psychosis, in Sarah Kane: Complete Works, p. 241.
See Works Cited for full citation.
[2] Citations and quotes attributed to Greig derive from his Introduction to Sarah Kane: Complete Plays. (x, xviii). See Works Cited.
[3] All references and page numbers indicated as Urban derive from Ken Urban’s article, An Ethics of  Catastrophe: The Theater of Sarah Kane. See Works Cited.
[4] Greig quote from page x of Introduction to Sarah Kane: Complete Plays.
[5] From Introduction to Sarah Kane: Complete Works, page xvi.
[7] Ibid 210.
[8] All references and page numbers indicated as Urban derive from Ken Urban’s article, An Ethics of Catastrophe: The Theater of Sarah Kane. See Works Cited.
[9] All references indicated as Ravenhill derive from his article, The Beauty of Brutality. See Works Cited for full citation.
[10] From fragment seven of 4:48 Psychosis (page 213 of Sarah Kane: Complete Plays.
[11] From Introduction, page xvii, Sarah Kane: Complete Plays.
[12] From David Kilpatrick’s article, The Royal Court Brings Britain’s Tragic Voice to Brooklyn: Sarah Kane’s 4:48 Psychosis at St. Ann’s Warehouse. See Works Cited.
[13] From Greig’s comments in Introduction, p. xvii.
[14] Page 205, Sarah Kane: Complete Plays.
[15] Page 120, in Sarah Kane: Complete Plays.
[16] ibid 149.
[17] ibid xiii.
[18] Quotes are derived from T. S. Eliot’s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
[19] Page 206-7, Sarah Kane: Complete Plays.
[20] From Number Symbolism in the Middle Ages. Page 14. See Works Cited.
[21] See Works Cited for full citation.
[22] Page 209, Sarah Kane: Complete Plays.
[23] ibid.
[24] ibid.
[25] ibid 210.
[26] ibid 210.
[27] Ibid 212-214 for the remaining quotes on the following pages, 16-21.
[28] Ibid 212.
[29] Ibid 213. Remainder of quotes are from page 213.
[30] Japanese form of ritual suicide.

 

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