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Paperback | $26.95 Trade | £18.95 | ISBN: 9780262611213 | 254 pp. | 6 x 9 in | July 1996

Dada and Surrealist Film


This groundbreaking collection of thirteen original essays analyzes connections between film and two highly influential twentieth-century movements. The essays, which comment on specific films and deal with theoretical and topical questions, are framed by a documentary section that includes a photographic reproduction of the manuscript scenario for Robert Desnos's and Man Ray's L'Etoile de mer, and an introduction by the editor that provides a cogent working model for the difference between Dada and Surrealist perspectives.

About the Editor

Rudolf Kuenzli is Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Director of the International Dada Archive at the University of Iowa.


"A comprehensive, clear and factual presentation of the subject . . . very useful."
Simonne Fischer, French Review
"Kuenzli has done film studies a service by gathering some of the best minds in the fields reflecting on specific topics."
Andrew Horton, Film Quarterly