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Anthology of Black Humor
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Andre Breton
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-05 - Publisher: City Lights Books

This is the first publication in English of the anthology that contains Breton's definitive statement on l'humour noir, one of the seminal concepts of Surrealism, and his provocative assessments of the writers he most admired. While some of the authors featured in the Anthology of Black Humor are already well
Anthology of Black Humor
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: André Breton
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-29 - Publisher: City Lights Books

This is the first publication in English of the anthology that contains Breton’s definitive statement on l’humour noir, one of the seminal concepts of Surrealism, and his provocative assessments of the writers he most admired. While some of the authors featured in The Anthology of Black Humor are already well
Radical Dreams
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Elliott H. King, Abigail Susik
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-16 - Publisher: Penn State Press

Surrealism is widely thought of as an artistic movement that flourished in Europe between the two world wars. However, during the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s, diverse radical affinity groups, underground subcultures, and student protest movements proclaimed their connections to surrealism. Radical Dreams argues that surrealism was more than an avant-garde
Fables of Subversion
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Steven Weisenburger
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: University of Georgia Press

Drawing on more than thirty novels by nineteen writers, Fables of Subversion is both a survey of mid-twentieth century American fiction and a study of how these novels challenged the conventions of satire. Steven Weisenburger focuses on the rise of a radically subversive mode of satire from 1930 to 1980.
Comparative Criticism: Volume 10, Comedy, Irony, Parody
Language: en
Pages: 439
Authors: E. S. Shaffer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-11-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Celebrates the first decade of Comparative Criticism in a light-hearted vein.