Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 December 2013

272 Pages | 109 Illustrations, black & white

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780719088827

Bookseller Code (06)

Simulating the marvellous

Psychology - surrealism - postmodernism

David Lomas and Jeremy Stubbs

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Surrealism commands an enthusiastic following among students and a wider public, with numerous recent major exhibitions devoted to it
  • The book presents up-to-date new research on Surrealism and offers a fresh interpretation of some key assumptions
  • Unlike many publications it offers a balanced coverage of both Surrealist art and literature
  • Connections are established between Surrealism and the work of a number of leading contemporary artists around such themes
  • Key themes of the book, such as hysteria, simulation, the simulacrum and the uncanny, have considerable topical interest

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