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Alexandre O’Neill

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A founder of the Lisbon surrealist movement in 1947, O’Neill was a popular poet with a reputation in Portugal comparable to that of Jacques Prévert in France. Like Prévert, he presented an attitude of permanent revolt conveyed through...

Mário Cesariny De Vasconcelos

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A Profuse Artist Mário Cesariny de Vasconcelos was born in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1923, and died in the same city in 2006. He was a Portuguese artist who published poetry, novels, and plays, and served as the main anthologist...

Hardboiled Fiction

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...American hardboiled fiction came to France following the Second World War in the wake of the revelation of film noir. It was popularized particularly as a result of the efforts of Marcel Duhamel, who founded what would become the legendary...

Maurice Henry

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction A poet, journalist, and painter, Maurice Henry is best known as the most important surrealist cartoonist whose sardonic drawings are marked by a refusal to take the fact of life seriously. The emphasis here should...

Giovanna

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A member of the last group formed around André Breton during his lifetime, Giovanna is a plastic artist and writer living in Paris. Her inventive abilities and black humor have long been recognized by some major poets and painters...

Martin Stejskal

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Martin Stejskal, born on February 19, 1944, is a painter, essayist and esotericist. He graduated from Art School in Prague and since 1968 has participated in the activities of the Prague surrealist circle. Stejskal has been a member...

Aube Elléouët

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The daughter of André Breton and Jacqueline Lamba, Aube Elléouët is the founder of the Association Atelier André Breton, which has made the archives of surrealism publicly available on its internet site. She has also participated...

Jacques Rigaut

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In many ways more of a Dadaist than a surrealist, Jacques Rigaut took to its limits the philosophical pessimism that underlay the surrealist attitude, making, as he put it, suicide his vocation. Treating life as nothing more than a sick...

Philosophical Pessimism

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...One of the most crucial elements of surrealism is the emphasis and importance it places on doubt, a doubt that would become absolute. The experience of the first-generation surrealists, especially the fact that they lived through the First...

Joyce Mansour

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Mansour was born Joyce Patricia Ades in 1928 in England, the daughter of Jewish parents of Egyptian origin, although both her grandfather and father had become wealthy from the textile industry in Manchester, UK and Europe. Soon after her...