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Surrealism: theater, arts, ideas by Nahma Sandrow

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


  • Surrealism

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [113]-117.

SeriesHarper torchbooks, TB 1599
LC ClassificationsNX600.S9 S25 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 124, 4 p.
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24749985M
ISBN 100061315990, 0061360759
ISBN 109780061315992, 9780061360756
LC Control Number77159629

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Key Ideas. André Breton defined Surrealism as "psychic automatism in its pure state, by which one proposes to express - verbally, by means of the written word, or in any other manner - the actual functioning of thought." What Breton is proposing is that artists bypass reason and rationality by accessing their unconscious mind. In practice, these techniques became known as automatism or. Nov 20,  · Surrealism 20th century theatre 1. SURREALISM & ITS THEATRE s By: Noor Fa’eezah 2. CONTENTS• Introduction on Surrealism - Historical background• The birth of Surrealism Apollinaire Breton Breton Artaud• Surrealist Theatre: Antonin Artaud - Theatre of Cruelty• Impact on the 20th century theatre• Reception/Acceptance of Surrealism. Nahma Sandrow is a scholar of theater and cultural history, and author of the books Vagabond Stars: A World History of Yiddish Theater; God, Man, and Devil: Yiddish Plays in Translation; and Surrealism: Theater, Arts, Ideas. She is also the author of Kuni-Leml and Vagabond Stars, prize-winning Off-Broadway musicals based on Yiddish theatre material. She is Professor Emerita at Bronx Community. Find and save ideas about surrealism on Pinterest. Find and save ideas about surrealism on Pinterest. The Body in theater From the show: Catherine and the Wardrobe, Directed by Yves Marc Children's Book Illustration by absolute worth+this is like a creepy dream I had once.

What is Surrealism? - Definition, Art & Characteristics. The Surrealism movement focused on these ideas of chaos and unconscious desires in an effort to dig deep into the unconscious mind to. Arts & ideas. [William Fleming] 2nd century B.C. --Architecture: Upper Agora and Altar of Zeus, Athena precinct and theater, Royal residence --Sculpture: First School of Pergamon Blue Rider and operatic uproars, Cubism, Futurism and the mechanical style, Dadaism and surrealism, Neoclassical interlude, Social realism, Nonobjectivism. Sep 23,  · Surrealism represents a crucible of avant-garde ideas and techniques that contemporary artists are still using today, including the introduction of chance elements into works of art. These methods opened up a new mode of painterly practice pursued by the. Jan 10,  · Surrealism edges into the present in Cantor Arts Center exhibit The Legacy of Surrealism” at the Cantor Arts Center. (Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago) More in Theater & Arts.