Surrealism In Britian by Michael Remy


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Ashgate, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. 404 pages. Illustrated throughout. Jacket worn with edges marked, internally clean and bright, a very good copy. 

'The first comprehensive study of the British Surrealist movement and its achievements. The book provides a year-by-year narrative of the development of Surrealism, from the 1936 Exhibition in London right through to the present day.
Michel Remy has conducted personal interviews with many of the artists involved; Paul Nash, Henry Moore, Eileen Agar, Len Lye, Humphrey Jennings, David Gascoyne, Grace Pailthorpe and Reuben Mednikoff, Roland Penrose, F. E. McWilliam, Conroy Maddox, Emmy Bridgwater, Edith Rimmington, Desmond Morris, Lee Miller, Julian Trevelyan and John Tunnard.

Surrealism In Britain features poetry, prose, painting, sculpture, photography and artists' texts.

Michel Remy Professor of English Literature and Art History at the University of Nice and the leading authority on British Surrealism.