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Joë Bousquet

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Joë Bousquet may be considered a poignant example of a writer doomed to an existence that, to all intents and purposes, lacked the mix of experiences that contribute to the shaping of an average life. He was, at the age of twenty-one...

Louis Aragon

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 2 : Surrealists A–L

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...To the end of his life, Louis Aragon proclaimed his admiration for Maurice Barrès who contributed so much to his intellectual and romantic formation. Just as there were two Barrès (the Barrès of the Culte du moi, an anarchist and follower...

André Breton

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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...Encounters The founder and principal theoretician of the surrealist movement, André Breton spent his childhood at Pantin, just outside of Paris, then in Paris itself (though his earliest memories were of family homes in Brittany...

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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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...“Surrealism will introduce you to death, which is a secret society.” These enigmatic words from the Manifesto of Surrealism mark an important aspect of early surrealism. Breton’s sentence is followed by another that is equally enigmatic...