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Author Walz, Robin, 1957-
Title Pulp surrealism : insolent popular culture in early twentieth-century Paris / Robin Walz.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.

Author Walz, Robin, 1957-
Subject Paris (France) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Popular culture -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century.
Surrealism (Literature)
French literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Social change.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 206 pages) : illustrations
polychrome. rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-206) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; List of Illustrations and Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction: On Surrealism and Popular Culture; 1. The Baedeker of Hives; 2. The Lament of Fant'mas; 3. Murder, Mirth, and Misogyny; 4. Is Suicide a Solution?; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary In addition to its more well known literary and artistic origins, the French surrealist movement drew inspiration from currents of psychological anxiety and rebellion running through a shadowy side of mass culture, specifically in fantastic popular fiction and sensationalistic journalism.
ISBN 9780520921863 (electronic bk.)
0520921860 (electronic bk.)
0585391696 (electronic bk.)
9780585391694 (electronic bk.)
9780520216198 (alk. paper)
0520216199 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 49570335
Additional Format Print version: Walz, Robin, 1957- Pulp surrealism. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000 0520216199 (DLC) 99034874 (OCoLC)41516555

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