Dada Turns Red

Dada Turns Red : Politics of Surrealism

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This looks at the Surrealist movement of the 1920s and 30s from a political perspective, rather than from the usual standpoint of an artistic and cultural movement. It traces Surrealism from its origins in Dada, through the extraordinarily creative inter-war years and its stormy relationship with the Communist Party, to its present day more

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  • Hardback | 248 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 475g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 20 half-tones, bibliography, index
  • 0748601341
  • 9780748601349

Table of contents

Dada and the great war; the negation of negation - Surrealist revolt, 1920-1925; Surrealists and the Clarte movement; the Surrealists join the Communist Party; at the service of the revolution; L'Affaire Aragon and Proletarian literature; final rupture and the doctrine of socialist realism; Trotsky and the Surrealists; the revolutionary more