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René Ménil

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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...One of the most important Martinican intellectuals of the twentieth century, René Ménil, participated in surrealism as a student in Paris in the early thirties and then throughout the period of the Second World War as one of the editors...

Tropiques

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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...Tropiques was a journal published in Martinique between 1941 and 1945 and edited by Aimé Césaire, Suzanne Césaire, and René Ménil. At the time Martinique was a French overseas department and thus subject to the collaborationist Vichy rule...

Légitime Défense

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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...“Légitime Défense” was the title of an essay written by André Breton in 1926 testifying to the underlying communist orientation of surrealist activity against the dogmatism and lack of understanding of it by the cadres of the French...

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...

Jazz

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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...To understand the surrealists’ engagement with jazz, we might begin by considering the performance of a song: Abbey Lincoln’s 1961 recording of “When Malindy Sings” on the album Straight Ahead. Based on a poem by nineteenth-century black...

The Caribbean

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Encyclopedia Article

...While surrealism took shape in Europe in the aftermath of the First World War, in the Caribbean and South America it produced a long and sustained dialogue on questions of the relationship between Europe and its colonial others...