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Surrealism: The Road to the Absolute

By: Balakian, Anna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Noonday Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2288329

Condition: Very Good


A few faint smudge to wrappers. 1959 Trade Paperback. 209 pp. An informative study of surrealism: its philosophy, creations, and significance in literature, with extensive reference to art. Miss Balakian takes the position that the mystique of surrealism is an attempt to probe the name of reality. She also sees many parallels between the surrealist vision and the most recent hypotheses of nuclear physics. Illustrating the development of surrealism are detailed analyses of the works of Lautreamont. Appollinaire, Reverdy, Breton, and the surrealist painters. View more info

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The Flowers of Evil and Paris Spleen

By: Baudelaire, Charles; Crosby, William H.; Balakian, Anna

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boa Editions, Ltd.: 1991

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2285497

ISBN: 0918526876

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth printing. A nice copy. 1991 Trade Paperback. xvii, 489 pp. Translated by William H. Crosby. Introduction by Anna Balakian. I am moved...by the mastery of both languages, plus the total absorption of the spirit of Baudelaire.... I recognize Baudelaire's voice in these translations.--Anna Balakian. Includes an incisive introduction to Baudelaire's life, work and influence on modern poetry. View more info