Mary Ann Caws

Mary Ann Caws


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Mary Ann Caws (born 1933) is an American author, art historian and literary critic

She is currently a Distinguished Professor of English, French and Comparative Literature at the Graduate School of the City University of New York. She is an expert on Surrealism and modern English and French literature, having written biographies of Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, and Henry James. She works on the interrelations of visual art and literary texts, has written biographies of Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí, edited the diaries, letters, and source material of Joseph Cornell. She has also written on André Breton, Robert Desnos, René Char, Yves Bonnefoy, Robert Motherwell, and Edmond Jabès. She served as the senior editor for the HarperCollins World
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Joseph Cornell's Theater of...

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Surrealist Love Poems

4.24 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Manifesto: A Century of Isms

4.19 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 2000
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The Yale Anthology of Twent...

4.28 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions
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Virginia Woolf

3.48 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 2002 — 4 editions
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Picasso's Weeping Woman

4.18 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2000
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Surrealist Painters and Poe...

4.11 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Surrealism

4.07 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Surrealism and Women

3.85 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1991
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Marcel Proust

3.58 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
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