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J.G. Ballard's surrealist imagination : spectacular authorship

Author: Jeannette Baxter
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suggesting that J.G. Ballard's fiction must be read within the framework of surrealism, the author argues for a radical revisioning of Ballard that takes account of the political and ethical dimensions of his work. A different portrait then emerges, one with implications for our understanding of post-war history and culture.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: J G Ballard; Ballard; James Graham Ballard; James G Ballard; J G Ballard
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannette Baxter
ISBN: 9780754662679 0754662675
OCLC Number: 226292039
Description: xi, 243 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Mapping a surrealist historiography : recontextualising The drowned world and The crystal world --
Reading The atrocity exhibition : a history of forms --
Radical surrealism : performance, photography and history in Crash --
Convulsive autobiography : negotiating history, memory and fiction in Empire of the sun and The kindness of women --
The surrealist Fait divers : uncovering violent histories in Running wild, Cocaine nights, Super-Cannes and Millennium people.
Responsibility: Jeannette Baxter.
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