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Troisième Convoi

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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... intérieur (1943), which included Maurice Blanchot, Raymond Queneau, and Michel Leiris. Maquet (1921–82) was born in Northern France and studied literature and philosophy at the Université de Lille. He met Fardoulis-Lagrange soon after he moved...

Oceania

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Overview The World in the Time of Surrealism, a map published in 1929, indicates the importance of Oceania for surrealism. The Pacific Ocean occupied the map’s center, while a much diminished Europe was pushed to the margin, demonstrating...

The Primitive

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Our Integral Primitivism For surrealism the primitive was both a critical force to challenge and disrupt the values of Western civilization and part of an enduring engagement with alterity and difference. It encompassed not only...

The City

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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... In this way the inquiry not only suggested improvements to the urban décor, but also contested the symbolic and political value of certain monuments (Spiteri in Mical, 2005, 191–208). At the La Villette Abattoir, photograph by Eli Lotar,...

Walter Benjamin

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Overview Although the German-Jewish cultural critic and philosopher Walter Benjamin’s relation to surrealism was peripheral, he was a perceptive early critic of the movement who recognized its significance as a symptom of the modern crisis...

Maurice Blanchot

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Maurice Blanchot was a writer, literary theorist, and philosopher. His writings centered on literature as a mode of contestation to explore the role of negativity in the experience of language. Initially active among non-conformist...

Marxism

The International Encyclopedia of Surrealism Volume 1 : Movements

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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... (indeed, Breton sought his counsel over joining the PCF in 1927). The Cercle Communiste Démocratique provided a sanctuary for several surrealists who broke with Breton in 1929—notably Georges Bataille, Raymond Queneau, Michel Leiris, and Jacques...