The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington

The first complete collection of short fiction by the great surrealist artist and writer Leonora Carrington, published for her centennial.Surrealist writer and painter Leonora Carrington (1917-2011)&nbspwas a master of the macabre, of ...

The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington

The first complete collection of short fiction by the great surrealist artist and writer Leonora Carrington, published for her centennial.Surrealist writer and painter Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) was a master of the macabre, of gorgeous tableaus, biting satire, roguish comedy, and brilliant, effortless flights of the imagination. Nowhere are these qualities more ingeniously brought together than in the works of short fiction she wrote throughout her life. Published to coincide with the centennial of her birth, The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington collects for the first time all of her stories, including several never before seen in print. With a startling range of styles, subjects, and even languages (several of the stories are translated from French or Spanish), The Complete Stories captures the genius and irrepressible spirit of an amazing artist's life.

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The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Leonora Carrington
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Dorothy a Publishing Project

The first complete collection of short fiction by the great surrealist artist and writer Leonora Carrington, published for her centennial.Surrealist writer and painter Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) was a master of the macabre, of gorgeous tableaus, biting satire, roguish comedy, and brilliant, effortless flights of the imagination. Nowhere are these qualities more
The Milk of Dreams
Language: en
Pages: 56
Authors: Leonora Carrington
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-16 - Publisher: New York Review of Books

In English for the first time, a wild and darkly funny book that combines Surrealist painter Leonora Carringon's fantastical writing and illustrations for children The maverick surrealist Leonora Carrington was an extraordinary painter and storyteller who loved to make up stories and draw pictures for her children. She lived much
Leonora Carrington: Living Legacies
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Ailsa Cox, Roger Shannon, James Hewison, Michelle Man
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-03 - Publisher: Vernon Press

The English born artist and writer Leonora Carrington (1917–2011) has received much critical acclaim and achieved stellar status in Mexico, where she lived and worked for most of her life, having fled Europe via Spain in tormenting circumstances. Leonora Carrington: Living Legacies brings together a collection of chapters that constitute
The Art of the Occult
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: S. Elizabeth
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-13 - Publisher: White Lion Publishing

A visual feast of eclectic artwork informed and inspired by spiritual beliefs, magical techniques, mythology and otherworldly experiences. Mystical beliefs and practices have existed for millennia, but why do we still chase the esoteric? From the beginning of human creativity itself, image-makers have been drawn to these unknown spheres and
Domestic Imaginaries
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Bex Harper, Hollie Price
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-24 - Publisher: Springer

This book examines representations of home in literary and visual cultures in the 20th and 21st centuries. The collection brings together scholars working on literature, film, and photography with the aim of showcasing new research in a burgeoning field focusing on representations of domesticity. The chapters span a diverse range