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PULP SURREALISM : Insolent Popular Culture in Early Twentieth-Century Paris by  Robin Walz - First Edition, 1st Impression - 2000 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

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PULP SURREALISM : Insolent Popular Culture in Early Twentieth-Century Paris

by Walz, Robin

Condition: Good/Very Good


Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 2000. xiii, + 206pp., intext b/white halftone plates throughout. Ex (public) library copy. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over mildly bumped quarter-cloth spine. Plain boards lightly bumped. Typical ex-library indicators (including text stamp to head and foot of text-block), plus flecks on endpapers and text-block edges, together with a beverage splash-stain on upper foredge of text-block, else clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edgeworn only. " . . . presents four 'case studies', each exploring the out-of-the-way and impertinent elements that inspired the surrealists . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 1/ The Baedeker of Hives: the Opera Passageway . . . 2/ Lament of Fantomes: The Popular Novel as Modern Mythology. 3/ Murder, Mirth and Mysogyny . . . 4/ Is Suicide a Solution?, Conclusion, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 495g. . First Edition, 1st Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.


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