Blackwell Companions to Art History: A Companion to Dada and Surrealism

Editor: Hopkins, David
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-11-847618-5
Category: Arts & Leisure - Art & Art History
Image Count: 24
Book Status: Pending
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This excellent overview of new research on Dada and Surrealism blends expert synthesis of the latest scholarship with completely new research, offering historical coverage as well as in-depth discussion of thematic areas ranging from criminality to gender.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • Editor
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Histories/Geographies
  • Dada's Genesis: Zurich
  • Neue Jugend: A Case Study in Berlin Dada
  • Dada Migrations: Definition, Dispersal, and the Case of Schwitters
  • New York Dada: From End to Beginning
  • Nothing, Ventured: Paris Dada into Surrealism
  • Surrealism and the Question of Politics, 1925–1939
  • “Other” Surrealisms: Center and Periphery in International Perspective
  • Dada and Surrealism in Japan
  • Dada and Surrealism in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Surrealism in Latin America
  • Themes and Interpretations
  • Dissemination: The Dada and Surrealist Journals
  • Artists into Curators: Dada and Surrealist Exhibition Practices
  • Dada and Surrealist Poetics
  • Chance and Automatism: Genealogies of the Dissociative in Dada and Surrealism
  • Crime/Insurrection
  • Re-enchantment: Surrealist Discourses of Childhood, Hermeticism, and the Outmoded
  • Surrealism and Natural History: Nature and the Marvelous in Breton and Caillois
  • The Surrealist Collection: Ghosts in the Laboratory
  • The Ethnographic Turn
  • Desire Bound: Violence, Body, Machine
  • Equivocal Gender: Dada/Surrealism and Sexual Politics between the Wars
  • Feminist Interventions: Revising the Canon
  • Continuations/Aftermaths
  • The Surrealist Movement since the 1940s
  • Dada, Surrealism and their Heritage? The North American Reception of Dada and Surrealism
  • Surrealism and Counterculture
  • Assimilation: Objects; Commodities; Fashion
  • Sightings: Surrealist Idiolect, Gothic Marxism, Global Perils