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Surrealism : inside the magnetic fields

Author: Penelope Rosemont
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A series of personal and historical encounters with surrealism from one of its foremost practitioners in the United States"--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rosemont, Penelope,
Surrealism
San Francisco : City Lights Books, 2019.
(DLC) 2019026918
Named Person: Penelope Rosemont; Penelope Rosemont
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Rosemont
ISBN: 9780872867680 0872867684
OCLC Number: 1088831174
Description: 204 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The magnetic fields, cinema, and the penetrating light of the total eclipse --
My days in the mimeo revolution --
Paris Days - winter to spring --
Chicago: Maxwell Street in the sixties --
Toyen and The sleeping girl --
The hermetic windows of Joseph Cornell --
Citizen Train defends the Haymarket anarchists --
Mary MacLane, a daughter of Butte, MT --
Surrealist encounters, Ted Joans, Jayne Cortez, Black Power --
Unexpected paths: Gustav Landauer, Munich 1919 --
Mimi Parent : luminous laughter --
The life and times of the Golden Goose --
Nancy Cunard and surrealism: thinking sympathetically Black --
Lee Godie, queen of the outsiders --
Dada: Emmy Hennings, Kandinsky, and the Theory of Relativity --
Surrealism and situationism: King Kong vs. Godzilla --
Toyen: sex rebel, and the Phantom Object --
Earthly visions: from Grant's Tomb to the Emerald Tablet, San Francisco --
Leonora Carrington, and the lion and the unicorn in the Theater of Analogy, Chicago --
Restless, reckless rendezvous of women surrealists (a fantasy).
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