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Surrealism, Science Fiction and Comics

Gavin Parkinson


As well as examining the points of contact and the differences and antagonisms that lie between Surrealism and SF, this collection is concerned with the related literature of comics, which were admired and exploited by Surrealists from the 1940s, and influenced in turn by the imagery, themes and styles of Surrealism and its art. It is about Surrealism specifically, and how the movement in France, the US, and Britain used, informed, contributed to, and criticised SF and comics. Among the aims of the book are an assessment of Verne in the light of Surrealism and an analysis of the debate in the ... More

Keywords: Surrealism science fiction comics history art literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781781381434
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781381434.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gavin Parkinson, editor
Courtauld Institute of Art