A Companion to Dada and Surrealism (Blackwell Companions to by David Hopkins

By David Hopkins

This wonderful review of recent study on Dada and Surrealism blends specialist synthesis of the most recent scholarship with thoroughly new study, delivering old assurance in addition to in-depth dialogue of thematic parts starting from criminal activity to gender.

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As he did so, however, Tzara seized the initiative and began to step up publishing activities. These played a key part in defining dada’s presence beyond the local context and in producing what could now be thought of and marketed as “dadaist” art and literature. A series of publications under the mantle of the Collection Dada appeared: Tzara’s La première aventure celeste de Mr. Antipyrine (Mr. Antipyrine’s first celestial adventure) in July 1916; Huelsenbeck’s Schalaben, schalabai, schalamezomai in August 1916; Phantastische Gebete (Fantastic Prayers) in September 1916; and Janco’s Album of woodcuts with a poem by Tzara.

Herr Ephraim agreed and gave me the room. And I went to some people I knew and asked “Please give a picture, a drawing, an engraving. ” I went to the friendly Zurich press and said “Put out some announcements. There is going to be an international cabaret. ” And they gave me pictures and put out my announcements. So on 5th February we had a cabaret. Ball (1916, 5) This sparse little story of the origins of the Cabaret Voltaire in a back room in Zurich in 1916 was written by Hugo Ball, German poet, dramaturg, intellectual, and occasional pianist.

Paris: Musée d’Orsay/Gallimard. Lewis, Helen. 1988. Dada Turns Red: The Politics of Surrealism. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Lippard, Lucy. 1971. Dadas on Art. New Jersey: Prentice‐Hall. Lloyd, Michael, Gott, Ted, and Chapman, Christopher. 1993. Surrealism: Revolution by Night. Canberra: National Gallery of Australia. Lomas, David. 1997. The Haunted Self: Surrealism, Psychoanalysis and Subjectivity. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. Lomas, David. 2013. Simulating the Marvellous: Psychology–Surrealism–Postmodernism.

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