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Nikos Engonopoulos

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Nikos Engonopoulos was the first Greek surrealist painter, although he is probably most remembered for his poetry. His first two collections attained an emblematic status in Greek culture as the epitome of absurdist humour; while his third...

Film Comedy

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The surrealists’ long-standing interest in film comedy, which also informed some of the best-known film-making projects by participants in the movement, poses crucial questions regarding the notions and limitations of popular culture...

Britain

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Surrealism has been an intermittent presence in England. After its official introduction in the mid-1930s, consistent activity has proven difficult, with several periods of discontinuity and false starts. Its re-emergence from the 1990s...

Andreas Embirikos

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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... the possibilities for surrealist activity with his new friend Nikos Calamaris, who would go on to be better known as Nicolas Calas via the works of surrealist theory he published in France and the U.S.A. Embirikos’ role as an animator was pursued...

Film Musical

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Film musical, in its classical era (from the 1930s through the 1950s), appears in writings by surrealists on film as a genre with particular potential regarding the sense of the marvelous. Yet this approach opens a number of questions...