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The surrealist leader Andre Breton described desire as the "only master that man must recognize." One of surrealism's defining themes, desire was expressed variously in Dali's charged landscapes, Miro's lyric abstractions, and Bellmer's unsettling nudes. Influenced by Freud, the surrealists saw sexual desire as a path to self-knowledge--"a theatre of provocations and prohi ...more
Paperback, 349 pages
Published March 20th 2005 by Princeton University Press (first published November 1st 2001)
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Amazingly comprehensive book about the psychologicam, social and political motivations of the Surrealist MOVEMENT!
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Another one for the Surrealism and Rebellion course. So very grand.
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