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Les Blank

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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...One of the most important documentary filmmakers in the United States, Les Blank was close to the Chicago surrealist group from the 1970s. His films are mostly devoted to celebrating the pleasure principle wherever it was a challenge...

Paul Garon

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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...One of the founders of the Chicago group in 1966, and closely involved with it ever since, Paul Garon is an expert on the blues, which he has explored for its surrealizing aspects. The best-known of his books are Blues and the Poetic Spirit...

Joseph Jablonski

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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...One of the mainstays of the Chicago group since 1970, writer and activist Joseph Jablonski organized the Surrealism in 2012 exhibition in Reading, Pennsylvania...

Penelope Rosemont

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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...Having become interested in surrealism as a result of her activities in radical movements, Penelope Rosemont visited Europe in 1965 with Franklin Rosemont. Meetings with André Breton and Guy Debord were crucial and impelled them to form...

Mary Low

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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...Mary Low, British born of Australian parentage, came into contact with the surrealists in Paris in 1933, in which milieu she met her husband, the Cuban poet Juan Breá. Together they participated actively in the Spanish Civil War and wrote...

Franklin Rosemont

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Call me the if in drifting.Franklin Rosemont was a poet, essayist, editor, publisher, radical historian, visual artist and musician. As a key figure in introducing surrealism to an American audience, he particularly explored surrealism...

Hal Rammel

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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...Musician and inventor, cartoonist and photographer, author of the important 1990 study Nowhere in America: The Big Rock Candy Mountain and Other Comic Utopias, Rammel joined the Chicago surrealist group in 1976, and was active in it before...

The Group

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Ever since the the movement’s origins, the favored forum for surrealist activity has been the surrealist group. For individuals who wanted to emphasize their break with bourgeois civilization and morality—including existing cultural circles...

Jan Schlechter Duvall

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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...Jan Schlechter, a painter and poet who later chose his last name Duvall, came to the Netherlands from Indonesia in 1956, where he met Jak van der Meulen and Laurens Vancrevel and became involved in the activities of the surrealists there....

Blues

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...These are the defiant words of African American surrealist poet Jayne Cortez, who writes about the blues from a place of deep ancestral memory. “Back home” for Cortez was a place informed by the stark realities of the Southern slave...