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Surrealism, Occultism and Politics : In Search of the Marvellous (Hardcover)

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This volume examines the relationship between occultism and Surrealism, specifically exploring the reception and appropriation of occult thought, motifs, tropes and techniques by Surrealist artists and writers in Europe and the Americas, from the 1920s through the 1960s. Its central focus is the specific use of occultism as a site of political and social resistance, ideological contestation, subversion and revolution. Additional focus is placed on the ways occultism was implicated in Surrealist discourses on identity, gender, sexuality, utopianism and radicalism.

Number of Pages: 273
Genre: Art
Series Title: Studies in Surrealism
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: October 11, 2017
TCIN: 53145048
UPC: 9781138054332
Item Number (DPCI): 248-55-6307
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