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Léo Malet

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction Léo Malet was born in Montpellier on March 7, 1909, and died in Châtillon, a southern suburb of Paris, where he lived most of his adult life, on March 3, 1996. He is remembered primarily for his involvement in surrealism...

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...

Chanson

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Chanson, perhaps the quintessential twentieth-century French popular music form, has not received systematic surrealist attention despite being a potential example of a popular accomplice.Although a longer history is claimed for it,...

Anarchism

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The Dream of Anarchy and the Anarchy of Dreams The affinity between surrealism and anarchism is rooted in the libertarian spirit. Surrealism’s desire for a revolution of the mind is deeply intertwined with its desire for a social...

La Main à Plume

Krzysztof Fijalkowski

Krzysztof Fijalkowski is Professor of Visual Culture at Norwich University of the Arts, UK, and has published widely on international surrealism. As an artist and writer, he has also participated in the activities of contemporary surrealist groups. 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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...The story of French surrealism during the Occupation is one of the more intriguing but neglected chapters in the history of the movement, and despite the publication of a comprehensive history (Fauré, 1982) and anthology (Vernay and Walter,...

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Krzysztof Fijalkowski

Krzysztof Fijalkowski is Professor of Visual Culture at Norwich University of the Arts, UK, and has published widely on international surrealism. As an artist and writer, he has also participated in the activities of contemporary surrealist groups. 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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...All the rest is indigence and revolting, unbearable platitudes: billboards and doggerelIt is distressing that surrealism, author of cogent critiques of the ideologies of capitalism, should also have been a significant influence...

Contre-Attaque

Steven Harris

Steven Harris is associate professor in the History of Art, Design and Visual Culture programme at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. He writes on surrealism and related phenomena. 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

Encyclopedia Article

...Contre-Attaque (Counter-Attack) was an ephemeral political grouping that existed between October 1935 and May 1936; its purpose was to push the Popular Front, which had been formed the previous July to counter the rise of fascism in France,...