Surrealism, Science Fiction and Comics.

Parkinson, Gavin.

Surrealism, Science Fiction and Comics. - 1st ed. - 1 online resource (280 pages) - Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies LUP Ser. . - Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies LUP Ser. .

Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of Illustrations -- Introduction -- 1. Surrealism and Jules Verne: Depth of Subtext in a Collage by Max Ernst -- 2. André Breton, Rodolphe Töpffer and the Automatic Message -- 3. Approximate Life: The Cybernetic Adventures of Monsieur Wzz… -- 4. Reassessing René Magritte's Période Vache: From Louis Forton's Pieds Nickelés to Georges Bataille -- 5. Surrealism, Science Fiction and UFOs in the 1950s: 'Myth' in France Before Roland Barthes -- 6. The Comic Book Conditions of Chicago Surrealism -- 7. Accident and Apocalypse in Alan Burns's Europe After the Rain -- 8. Surrealist Painting as Science Fiction: Considering J. G. Ballard's 'Innate Releasing Mechanism' -- 9. A Fantastic Voyage: Mapping Salvador Dalí's Science Fiction World of Tomorrow -- 10. Ten Recipes for Immortality: A Study in Dalínian Science and Paranoiac Fictions -- Contributors -- Bibliography -- Index.

The first book to look at the relationship either between Surrealism and Science Fiction or between Surrealism and comics.


Comic books, strips, etc - History and criticism.

Electronic books.

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