Surrealism: the road to the absolute
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Surrealism: the road to the absolute by Anna Elizabeth Balakian

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Published by Noonday Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

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

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ443 .B3
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p.
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14646407M
LC Control Number59-15128

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First published in , Surrealism remains the most readable introduction to the French surrealist poets Apollinaire, Breton, Aragon, Eluard, and Reverdy. Providing a much-needed overview of the movement, Balakian places the surrealists in the context of early twentieth-century Paris and describes their reactions to symbolist poetry, World War I, and developments in . First published in , and recognized as an invaluable study in its field, Surrealism: The Road to the Absolute is a richly informed exposition of, and apologia for, surrealist theory and practice. The objective of surrealism was the infinite expansion of reality as a substitute for the previously accepted dichotomy between the real and the. out of 5 stars Anna Balakian's SURREALISM is your threshold to THE ROAD TO THE ABSOLUTE Reviewed in the United States on J Surrealism is a word with multiple meanings, it has always been so/5(3). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

Most commentators think of surrealism as the revelation of le merveilleux, the autonomous appropriation of the imagination where lucidity is ""the great enemy,"" but Miss Balakian is surely closer to the matter when she insists that ""the surrealists on their road to the absolute were in search of new myths to symbolize the new visions."". Surrealism; the road to the absolute by Balakian, Anna Elizabeth, Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by CarriC on May 7, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Terms of Pages: : Surrealism: the Road to the Absolute () by Balakian, Anna Elizabeth and a great selection of similar New, Used and /5(33).   SURREALISM: THE ROAD TO THE ABSOLUTE by Anna Balakian Anna Balakian's now-classic work on Surrealism is a useful introduction to the movement--and the chapter on "The Surrealist Image" is very good--but the book suffers from the author's personal and intellectual proximity to the magnetic personality of Andre Breton.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Surrealism: the road to the absolute by Anna Elizabeth Balakian, , Dutton edition, in English - Rev. and by: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Surrealism: the road to the absolute by Anna Elizabeth Balakian; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History and criticism, French poetry, Surrealism (Literature), Surrealism, Surréalisme (Littérature), Histoire et critique. Buy Surrealism: The Road to the Absolute New edition by Balakian, Anna (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(2). Fundació Gala - Salvador Dalí. In line with the public health emergency recommendations issued by the authorities, The Dalí Museums will be closed to the public until further notice.