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Literary origins of surrealism

Anna Elizabeth Balakian

Literary origins of surrealism

a new mysticism in French poetry

by Anna Elizabeth Balakian

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Published by University of London P., New York University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Surrealism,
  • French poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • French poetry -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [148]-156.

    Statement[by] Anna Balakian.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23759972M

    Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Balakian, Anna, Literary origins of surrealism. New York, King's. Surrealism DADAIST ROOTS SURREALIST CINEMA FURTHER READING. Surrealism was an avant-garde art movement in Paris from to , consisting of a small group of writers, artists, and filmmakers, including André Breton (–), Salvador Dali (–), and Luis Buñuel (–). The movement used shocking, irrational, or absurd imagery and Freudian dream .

    The Origins of Surrealism The term ‘Surrealism’ was coined by French poet Guillaume Apollinaire in to describe something that exceeds reality. In Paris a loosely knit group of poets, writers and painters were exploring these ideas, but it was not until that they were galvanised by French poet André Breton through his First. Literary realism is part of the realist art movement beginning with mid-nineteenth-century French literature (), and Russian literature (Alexander Pushkin) and extending to the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Literary realism attempts to represent familiar things as they are. Realist authors chose to depict everyday and banal activities and experiences, instead of using a.

      Modernism reached its peak with Abstract Expressionism, which began in the late s in the United States. Moving away from commonplace . In the autumn of , Surrealism was announced to the public through the publication of André Breton’s first “Manifesto of Surrealism,” the founding of a journal (La Révolution surréaliste), and the formation of a Bureau of Surrealist Research. The literary focus of the movement soon expanded when Max Ernst and other visual artists.


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