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The Dedalus Book of Surrealism: The Identity of Things

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Comprised of works by authors from 17 countries, these volumes provide the most extensive assemblage of surrealist writing, much of which is here translated into English for the first time. "The Identity of Things" introduces surrealism's reworking of the fairy tale and the Gothic novel, its essays in the myths, desires and mysteries underlying modern reality.
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Overview

Comprised of works by authors from 17 countries, these volumes provide the most extensive assemblage of surrealist writing, much of which is here translated into English for the first time. "The Identity of Things" introduces surrealism's reworking of the fairy tale and the Gothic novel, its essays in the myths, desires and mysteries underlying modern reality.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781873982457
  • Publisher: Dedalus, Limited
  • Publication date: 3/28/1999
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 4.99 (w) x 7.84 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 9
White Gloves 15
Dream 19
Destiny 22
1830 27
The Country of Cocaigne 31
Universal Gravitation 34
Letter to an Unknown Person 37
The Hand of Fatma 41
The Inimitable Bird 47
The Return 49
Reverie 60
Long Live the Bride! 76
Honeymoon 79
The Gallant Hot Shot 82
Arden 83
The Region of the Heart 85
Emilie Comes To Me in My Dream 96
King Kong 102
An Evening At Home 109
Cavalleria Rusticana 112
The Oedipal Drip 114
The Tasks and the Days 116
The King's Ostlers 126
Simple Tale 129
The Royal Summons 132
A Story Celebrating The Blue and White 137
Ode to Stalin 139
The Dictator 141
The Town of Eps 149
The Dictator's Philosophical Stroll 151
The White Scarf 160
The Wind 165
Marvels of the Will 167
The Chain 169
Angelus 172
Adela Romantique 174
Enter the Succubi 177
Beware the Panther 189
Dolman the Malefic 195
The Monkey Lover 206
Vigil 209
The Mirage Child 213
Rapa-Nui 215
The River Amour 217
The Cold wind of the Night 220
Clorinde 222
The Garden of Eden 227
The Other 238
For the Last Time 244
This Book 250
A Strange Night 252
World 256
The Man 259
Night Windows 266
Proteus Volens 269
The Man in the White Gloves 274
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