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Leg of Lamb Its Life and Works

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ISBN-10: 0984115536

ISBN-13: 9780984115532

Edition: 2011

Authors: Benjamin P�ret, Marc Lowenthal

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A foundational classic of Surrealist literature, The Leg of Lambbrings together the arch-Surrealist Benjamin Peret's short prose: a smorgasbord of automatic writing and fantastical narratives employing everything from the cinematic antics of Buster Keaton and slapstick animation to the storytelling devices of detective novels, alchemical operations and mythology. The Leg of Lambconsists of 24 delirious narratives, including the novella-length works "And the Breasts Were Dying" and "There Was a Little Bakeress." Peret's adult fairy tales bear equal allegiance to Lewis Carroll and the Marquis de Sade, and present one of the clearest examples of Surrealist humor, in which the boundaries…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wakefield Press
Publication date: 4/30/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 201
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.90" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

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