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Karel Hynek

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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...Karel Hynek was a poet who became part of the Prague group upon meeting Karel Teige in 1948. He contributed to the early surrealist samizdat anthology Signs of the Zodiac, and collaborated on plays with Vratislav Effenberger. His early...

Georges Neveux

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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...Dramatist and movie scenarist on the margins of surrealism, Neveux was part of the circle of friends around Jacques Prévert. His script for Marcel Carné’s movie Juliette ou la clé des songes (1951), drawn from his own play (1930...

František Dryje

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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...Poet and theorist, František Dryje has been a member of the group in Prague since 1979 and is editor-in-chief of the journal Analogon and of the group’s publishing arm, Edice Analogonu. With Bruno Solarik and David Jařab, for several years...

Sjón

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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...Poet, novelist and lyricist, Sjón (whose name means sight) formed a surrealist group in Iceland in 1979 called Medúsa. He has published eight novels and books of poetry, plays, and librettos. As a lyricist, he wrote for the Sugar Cubes...

Tristan Tzara

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 3 : Surrealists M – Z

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...A writer, poet and theorist, Tristan Tzara is best known as a leading protagonist of Dada. As such, he played a major role in the story of Paris Dada, a substantial context for the formation of surrealism. This relationship ended...

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...

Wolfgang Paalen

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Wolfgang Paalen was an Austrian-Mexican painter, born on July 22, 1905 who, after a short commitment to the Abstraction-Création group, joined the French surrealists in 1935. He was soon noted for his paintings with candle smoke (fumage...

Roger Vitrac

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Encounter with Dada and surrealism Now known especially as the playwright who created Victor ou les Enfants au Pouvoir (Victor or Power to the Children), Roger Vitrac was, with Antonin Artaud, one of the few who wrote surrealist plays...

António Pedro (Da Costa)

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The twentieth century saw some multidisciplinary artists in Portugal. António Pedro was among them. A thinker and man of action, he displayed an uncommon but fertile creativity, along with an entrepreneurial streak, constantly seeking...

Georges Schehadé

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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...Lebanese playwright who became friends with Breton and Péret when staying Paris after the Second World War, and who participated in activities of the Paris group. The surrealists greatly appreciated his poetic novel Rodogune Sinné, written...