ISBN-10:
029277088X
ISBN-13:
9780292770881
Pub. Date:
01/01/1998
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Surrealist Women / Edition 1

Surrealist Women / Edition 1

by Penelope Rosemont
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ISBN-13: 9780292770881
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/01/1998
Series: Surrealist Revolution Series
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 580
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.17(d)

About the Author

Affiliated with the Surrealist Group in Paris in the 1960s, Penelope Rosemont is a Chicago poet and painter. Her latest book, Surrealist Experiences, is a collection of essays on chance encounters.

Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: All My Names Know Your Leap: Surrealist Women and Their Challenge
  • Notes on Individuals Frequently Cited in This Anthology
  • 1. The First Women Surrealists, 1924-1929
    • Introduction: The Women of La Révolution surréaliste
    • Renée Gauthier
      • Dream: I Am in a Field...
    • Simone Kahn
      • Surrealist Text: This Took Place in the Springtime...
      • The Exquisite Corpses
    • Denise Levy
      • Surrealist Text: I Went into a Green Song...
      • Surrealist Text: Ivory Blue and Shady Satin...
    • Nancy Canard
      • Surrealist Manifestation at the Diaghilev Ballet
      • The Beginnings of the Surrealist Revolution
      • Surrealism, Ethnography, and Revolution
    • Nadja
      • The Blue Wind
    • Fanny Beznos
      • I Go, the Wind Pushing Me Along
      • Purity! Purity! Purity!
    • Suzanne Muzard
      • On Love: Reply to an Inquiry
      • My Passage in Surrealism
    • Valentine Penrose
      • When It Comes to Love: Response to an Inquiry
    • Suzanne Muzard, Elsie Houston, and Jeannette Ducrocq Tanguy
      • Surrealist Games
  • 2. In the Service of Revolution, 1930-1939
    • Introduction: Women and Surrealism in the Thirties
    • Claude Cabun
      • Captive Balloon
      • The Invisible Adventure
      • Poetry Keeps Its Secret
      • Surrealism and Working-Class Emancipation
      • From life I still expect that overwhelming experience
      • Beware Domestic Objects!
    • Nancy Cunard
      • How Come, White Man?
      • The Scottsboro Case
      • A Trip to Harlem
    • Simone Yoyotte
      • Pale Blue Line in a Forced Episode
      • Half-Season
    • Greta Knutson
      • Foreign Land
    • Lise Debarme
      • The Empty Cage
      • The Little Girl of the Black Forest
    • Denise Bellon, Gala Dalí, Nusch Eluard, Yolande Oliviero
      • Experimental Research: On the Irrational Knowledge of the Object: The Crystal Ball of the Seers
    • Maruja Mallo
      • Surrealism as Manifest in My Work
    • Meret Oppenbeim
      • Where Is the Wagon Going?
      • If You Say the Right Word, I Can Sing...
      • Anyone That Sees Her White Fingers...
    • Jacqueline Lamba
      • A Revolutionary Approach to Life and the World
    • Gisèle Prassinos
      • Arrogant Hair
      • The Ghost of Chateaubriand
    • Toyen
      • A Community of Ethical Views
    • Alice Rahon
      • Four Poems from On the Bare Ground
      • Despair
      • Hourglass Lying Down
    • Valentine Penrose
      • There Is the Fire
      • The Datura the Serpent
      • To a Woman to a Path
    • Sheila Legge
      • I Have Done My Best For You
    • Eileen Agar
      • Am I a Surrealist?
    • Mary Low
      • Women and the Spanish Revolution
    • Marcelle Ferry
      • You Came down from the Mountains...
      • When He Went Away...
      • The One Seated on the Stones of Cheops...
      • Frenzy, Sweet Little Child, You Sleep...
    • Leonora Carrington
      • The Sand Camel
    • Grace Pailthorpe
      • What We Put in Prison
      • The Scientific Aspect of Surrealism
      • Surrealist Art
      • On the Importance of Fantasy Life
    • Hélène Vanel
      • Poetry and Dance
    • Ithell Colquhoun
      • What Do I Need to Paint a Picture?
    • Jeanne Megnen
      • The Noise Will Start Tomorrow
  • 3. Neither Your War Nor Your Peace: The Surrealist International, 1940-1945
    • Introduction: Women in the Surrealist Diaspora: First Principles and New Beginnings
    • Suzanne Césaire
      • André Breton, Poet
      • Discontent of a Civilization
      • 1943: Surrealism and Us
      • The Domain of the Marvelous
    • Mary Low
      • Perchance to Dream
      • Women and Love through Private Property
    • Frida Kahlo
      • I Paint My Own Reality
      • From Her Journal
    • Lucie Thésée
      • Beautiful as...
      • The Buckets in My Head...
      • Where Will the Earth Fall?
    • Leonora Carrington
      • Down Below
    • Régine Raufast
      • Photography and Image
    • Laurence Iché
      • Scissors Strokes by the Clock...
      • I Prefer Your Uneasiness Like a Dark Lantern...
      • Unpublished Correspondence
      • The Philosophers' Stone
    • Gertrude Pape
      • The Lake
      • Eardrops from Babylon
    • Susy Hare
      • Complaint for a Sorcerer
    • Sonia Sekula
      • Womb
    • Meret Oppenbeim
      • Round the World with the Rumpus God....
    • Ithell Colquhoun
      • "Everything Found on Land Is Found in the Sea"
      • Water-Stone of the Wise
    • Emmy Bridgwater
      • On the Line
      • Back to the First Bar
      • The Journey
      • The Birds
    • Edith Rimmington
      • The Growth at the Break
      • The Sea-Gull
    • Alice Rahon
      • Pointed Out Like the Stars...
      • Little Epidermis
      • Sublimated Mercury
      • The Appellants
      • Ferns in a Hollow of Absence...
      • The Sleeping Woman
    • Eva Sulzer
      • Butterfly Dreams
      • Amerindian Art
    • Jacqueline Johnson
      • The Paintings of Alice Rahon Paalen
      • The Earth
    • Ida Kar
      • I Chose Photography
    • Ikbal El Alailly
      • Introduction to Vertu de l'Allemagne [The Virtue of Germany]
  • 4. Surrealism versus the Cold War, 1946-1959
    • Introduction: Regroupment and Occultation: Women in the Surrealist Underground in the 1950s
    • Thérèse Renaud
      • I Lay My Head
    • Françoise Sullivan
      • Dance and Automatism
    • Iréne Hamoir
      • Pearl
      • Aria
      • The Procession
    • Emmy Bridgwater, Ithell Colquhoun, Iréne Hamoir, and Edith Rimmington
      • Surrealist Inquiry: What Do You Hate Most?
    • Lise Debarme
      • I Didn't Know Gertrude Stein
    • Maria Martins
      • I Am the Tropical Night's High Noon
      • Art, Liberation, and Peace
    • Helen Phillips
      • The Image: Recognition of a Moment
    • Vera Hérold
      • The Big L
    • Gisèle Prassinos
      • Peppermint Tower in Praise of Greedy Little Girls
    • Ithell Colquhoun
      • The Mantic Stain: Surrealism and Automatism
    • Dorothea Tanning
      • Legend
    • Nora Mitrani
      • Scandal with a Secret Face
      • "Blacker Than Black. . ."
      • About Cats and Magnolias
      • Poetry, Freedom of Being
      • On Slaves, Suffragettes, and the Whip
      • Concupiscence and Scandal: Definitions from the Succinct Lexicon of Eroticism
    • Valentine Penrose
      • I Dream
      • Beautiful or Ugly It Doesn't Matter
    • Jacqueline Johnson
      • Taking a Sight 1951
    • Alice Rahon
      • Painter and Magician
    • Jacqueline Senard
      • Reason and Safety Factors
      • Cat=Clover
      • Polar
    • Elisa Breton
      • One in the Other
    • Elisa Breton, Anne Segbers, and Toyen
      • Surrealist Inquiry: Would You Open the Door?
    • Joyce Mansour
      • Into the Red Velvet
      • Lovely Monster
      • Practical Advice for Waiting
      • To Come, Possession, Prick Tease: Definitions from the Succinct Lexicon of Eroticism
    • Meret Oppenbeim
      • Automatism at a Crossroads
      • I Have to Write Down the Black Words
    • Judit Reigl
      • Points of Departure for a New Revolt
    • Isabel Meyrelles
      • Night Words
    • Anneliese Hager
      • Of the Poison of Dreams
      • The Blue Spell
      • Automatic Dream
    • Drahomira Vandas
      • Light Throws Shadows
      • An Egg Hatches Out a Flame
      • Rain Man
    • Olga Orozco
      • Twilight (Between Dog and Wolf)
    • Blanca Varela
      • Dance Card
    • Marianne van Hirtum
      • In Those Rooms...
      • Abandon, Meeting, Orgasm, Seduce, Vice: Definitions from the Succinct Lexicon of Eroticism
    • Leonora Carrington
      • Comments on The Temptation of St. Anthony
      • On Magic Art: A Conversation, 1996
    • Kay Sage
      • Painter and Writer
      • An Observation
      • The Window
      • Chinoiserie
      • Fragrance
    • Mimi Parent
      • Depraved Person, License, Masturbation, Voyeur: Definitions from the Succinct Lexicon of Eroticism
    • Sonia Sekula
      • Notes from a Journal: The Occurrence of Meeting a Face Contra a Face
    • Remedios Varo
      • A Recipe: How to Produce Erotic Dreams
  • 5. The Making of "May '68" and Its Sequels
    • Introduction: Women in the Surrealist Resurgence of the 1960s and 1970s
    • Nora Mitrani
      • In Defense of Surrealism
    • Nelly Kaplan
      • Memoirs of a Lady Sheet Diviner
      • At the Women Warriors' Table
      • Enough or Still More
      • All Creation Is Androgynous: An Interview
    • Nicole Espagnol
      • Female Socket
      • Heartstopping
      • The Conclusion Is Not Drawn
      • The Wind Turns
    • Annie Le Brun
      • Introduction to Drop Everything!
    • Giovanna
      • Where Are We in Relation to Surrealism?
      • Baking Chocolate and Dialectics
      • What Do I Know...
      • Therapy
    • Monique Charbonel
      • It's a Wonder
    • Unica Zürn
      • Lying in Ambush
    • Elisabeth Lenk
      • Surrealism: A Liberating and Catalyzing Element in Germany Today
      • Automatic Text for Anne Ethuin
    • Penelope Rosemont
      • Passage
      • Candle
      • Rising Asleep
    • Joyce Mansour
      • A Mango
      • Night in the Shape of a Bison
      • Ten to One to No
      • Wild Glee from Elsewhere
      • Absolute Divergence: The International Surrealist Exhibition, 1965-1966
    • Mimi Parent
      • Are You a Surrealist?
    • Marianne van Hirtum
      • The Future of Surrealism: Response to an Inquiry
      • While We Spend Our Lives Ironing...
      • And I Shall Be the Mouth of Copper...
      • The Naked Truth
      • Vampiro Nox
      • Surrealism: Rising Sign
    • Anne Ethuin
      • Legend
    • Isabel Meyrelles
      • I Will Tell You During the Walk...
      • Tyger, Tyger
    • Luiza Neto Jorge
      • Another Genealogy
      • "Monument to Birds" (Max Ernst)
      • Fable
      • The Force of Gravity
      • Sphericity: Ferocity
    • Alejandra Pizarnik
      • Caroline von Günderode
      • In a Copy of Les Chants de Maldoror
    • Leila Ferraz
      • Secrets of Surrealist Magic Art
      • My Love, I Speak to You of a Love
    • Rikki Ducornet
      • My Special Madness
      • Necromancy
      • Dark Star, Black Star
      • Machete
      • Clean
    • Nancy Joyce Peters
      • To the Death of Mirrors
      • General Strike
      • Nelly Kaplan's Néa: Woman and Eroticism in Film
    • Alice Farley
      • Notes toward a Surrealist Dance
    • Jayne Cortez
      • Consultation
      • Feathers
      • In the Line of Duty
      • Make Ifa
      • Say It
    • Haifa Zangana
      • Can We Disturb These Living Coffins?
      • A Symbol of Sin and Evil Thoughts: Introduction to Ibn Hazm Al-Andalusi
    • Hilary Booth
      • Their Games and Ours: A Note on Time-Travelers' Potlatch
    • Hilary Booth, Nancy Joyce Peters, Penelope Rosemont, Debra Taub
      • Surrealist Games: Time-Travelers' Potlatch
    • Valentine Penrose
      • From These Husks Are Worlds Made
    • Leonora Carrington
      • What Is a Woman?
      • The Cabbage Is a Rose
    • Meret Oppenbeim
      • Nobody Will Give You Freedom, You Have to Take It
  • 6. Surrealism: A Challenge to the Twenty-First Century
    • Introduction: Women and Surrealism Today and Tomorrow
    • Silvia Grénier
      • Salomé
      • Signs
    • Carmen Bruna
      • Poetry: An Incitement to Revolt
      • "Lady from Shanghai"
      • Moi-Même (Myself)
    • Eva Svankmajerová
      • Emancipation Cycle
      • Tactile Lids
      • Stunned by Freedom
      • I Don't Know Exactly
    • Alena Nádvorn'ková
      • Emila Medková's Photographs and the Anthropomorphization of Detail
      • Determination of Time
      • Art History (Sandro Botticelli)
    • Ivana Ciglinová
      • The Old Crow's Story
    • Mary Low
      • The Companion
      • Q.E.D.
      • Where the Wolf Sings
      • Encounter
    • Hilary Booth
      • Long Hot Summer: Great Black Music Today
      • Preface to I Am Rain
      • Our Skin Is Paper
      • Poem for Central America
    • Marie-Dominique Massoni
      • Two Seconds
      • How Old Is the Old Mole?
    • Haifa Zangana
      • What Choice?
    • Jayne Cortez
      • When I Look at Wifredo Lam's Paintings
      • Bumblebee, You Saw Big Mama
      • Sacred Trees
    • Penelope Rosemont
      • Life and Times of the Golden Goose
      • The Bad Days Will End
      • Revolution by Chance
    • Rikki Ducornet
      • The Volatilized Ceiling of Baron Munodi
      • Manifesto in Voices
    • Alice Farley
      • Permutations of Desire
      • Costumes: Vehicles of Transformation
      • Gesture
    • Irene Plazewska
      • Newton's Descent
    • Debra Taub
      • A Dance in the Forest
      • Exquisite Alchemy
      • Secret Melodies
    • Gina Litherland
      • Imagination and Wilderness
    • Ivanir de Oliveira
      • Collage: Image of Revelation
    • Nicole E. Reiss
      • Divagations
      • A Delirious Voyage inside a Circle
    • Elaine Parra
      • To Radicalize with Beauty and Love
    • Sarah Metcalf
      • A Game of Slight Disturbances
    • Katerina Pinosová
      • The Piece of Bone
    • Lenka Valacbová
      • The Sterile Dish
    • Kajsa Bergh
      • Desire
    • Petra Mandal
      • First-Hand Knowledge
    • Nancy Joyce Peters
      • Women and Surrealism
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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This is a very fine volume; it is inclusive, superbly researched, and the introductions are clearly written. . . . It should become a standard text of surrealism.
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