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Surrealist Art and Writing, 1919-1939 The Gold of Time

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ISBN-10: 0521657393

ISBN-13: 9780521657396

Edition: 1999

Authors: Jack J. Spector, Donald Kuspit

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Surrealist Art and Writing offers a fresh analysis of Surrealism, the avant-garde movement that, in its search for contemporary lyricism and imagery, united literature and art to politics and psychology. Examining Surrealism's main phases from a variety of perspectives, Jack Spector emphasises the rebellion of the protagonists against their middle-class education. In Manifestos and Manifestations the Surrealists promoted Marxist over liberal politics; Freudian psychoanalysis over French psychiatry; Hegelian dialectics over Cartesian logic; and the outmoded, psychotic, or childish over modernist art. This study offers a coherent overview of the exciting and important interwar period in…    
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Book details

List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/28/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Introduction
Breaking the institutional codes: revolution in the classroom
The politics of dream and the dream of politics
In the service of which revolution? An aborted incarnation of the dream: Marxism and Surrealism
Surrealism and painting (The ineffable)
The Surrealist woman and the colonial other