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René Crevel

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...René Crevel hasn’t avoided an instrumentalization of his work overriding its understanding and reading, thus reducing the writing to a discourse with a direct “political” effect. Critics have always enjoyed underlining the antagonisms...

Jacques Lacan

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...We know that in his youth Jacques Lacan was very close to the surrealists, especially Salvador Dalí and René Crevel as well as to André Breton himself, and that this association influenced him in a way that had a lasting effect on him...

Sigmund Freud

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The surrealists, and notably André Breton, have constantly testified to a deep respect for Sigmund Freud. But this respect was not of the same nature as that for other thinkers, from Hegel to Charles Fourier. With Freud, it wasn’t a matter...

Mannequins

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Introduced in the nineteenth century, at a time when commercial retailers were seeking to attract prospective consumers both inside and outside their shops, mannequins helped milliners, hairdressers, clothiers, and department stores promote...

Beauty

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The First World War-era neologism “surrealism” results directly from a history of heated debates about aesthetic definitions and applications of beauty in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century France. Above all, surrealist beauty...

Parapsychology

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...I think we owe more than is generally conceded to what William James justly called the gothic psychology of F.W.H. Myers which, in an entirely new and still more exciting world, led us to the admirable explorations of Théodore Flournoy...

Littérature

Georges Sebbag

A writer with a doctorate in philosophy, Georges Sebbag participated in the activities of the surrealist group in Paris from 1964 to 1969. He has written texts on time and many books about surrealism. His most recent are Potence avec paratonnerre, Surréalisme et philosophie (2012) and Foucault Deleuze, Nouvelles Impressions du Surréalisme (2015). 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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...In March 1919, the Aragon–Breton–Soupault trio founded Littérature, which the Dictionnaire abrégé du surréalisme would describe as the first surrealist journal. One month later, Breton and Soupault invented automatic writing...

The Unconscious

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The question of the unconscious, of knowing how to envisage what could be functioning without our being aware of it, is omnipresent in surrealism, but neither André Breton nor any of the other main members of the group seem to have clearly...

Automatism

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...In 1889, Pierre Janet published L’automatisme psychologique, a work based on his clinical research with patients diagnosed as hysterics. Janet had observed them exhibiting both a “primary” and a “secondary consciousness,” in such a manner...

The Novel

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Introduction The French surrealist hostility towards the novel as a purely literary artifact without revolutionary value is well documented. As early as 1924, in the first Manifeste du surréalisme, Breton attacked both the realist novel...