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The Resource Surrealist ghostliness, Katharine Conley

Surrealist ghostliness, Katharine Conley

Label
Surrealist ghostliness
Title
Surrealist ghostliness
Statement of responsibility
Katharine Conley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this study of surrealism and ghostliness, Katharine Conley provides a new, unifying theory of surrealist art and thought based on history and the paradigm of puns and anamorphosis. In Surrealist Ghostliness, Conley discusses surrealism as a movement haunted by the experience of World War I and the repressed ghost of spiritualism. From the perspective of surrealist automatism, this double haunting produced a unifying paradigm of textual and visual puns that both pervades surrealist thought and art and commemorates the surrealists' response to the Freudian unconscious. Extending the gothic imagination inherited from the eighteenth century, the surrealists inaugurated the psychological century with an exploration of ghostliness through doubles, puns, and anamorphosis, revealing through visual activation the underlying coexistence of realities as opposed as life and death. Surrealist Ghostliness explores examples of surrealist ghostliness in film, photography, painting, sculpture, and installation art from the 1920s through the 1990s by artists from Europe and North America from the center to the periphery of the surrealist movement. Works by Man Ray, Claude Cahun, Brassai; and Salvador Dali;, Lee Miller, Dorothea Tanning, Francesca Woodman, Pierre Alechinsky, and Susan Hiller illuminate the surrealist ghostliness that pervades the twentieth-century arts and compellingly unifies the century's most influential yet disparate avant-garde movement"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
709.04/063
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
NX456.5.S8
LC item number
C66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Surrealist ghostliness, Katharine Conley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The cinematic whirl of Man Ray's ghostly objects -- Claude Cahun's exploration of the autobiographical human -- The ethnographic automatism of Brassaï and Dalí's Involuntary sculptures -- The ghostliness in Lee Miller's Egyptian landscapes -- Dorothea Tanning's gothic ghostliness -- Francesca Woodman's ghostly interior maps -- Pierre Alechinsky's ghostly palimpsests -- Susan Hiller's Freudian ghosts
Control code
815824843
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9780803226593
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012049901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)815824843
Label
Surrealist ghostliness, Katharine Conley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The cinematic whirl of Man Ray's ghostly objects -- Claude Cahun's exploration of the autobiographical human -- The ethnographic automatism of Brassaï and Dalí's Involuntary sculptures -- The ghostliness in Lee Miller's Egyptian landscapes -- Dorothea Tanning's gothic ghostliness -- Francesca Woodman's ghostly interior maps -- Pierre Alechinsky's ghostly palimpsests -- Susan Hiller's Freudian ghosts
Control code
815824843
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9780803226593
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012049901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)815824843

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