Surrealist Masculinities: Gender Anxiety and the Aesthetics of Post–World War I Reconstruction in France Amy Lyford

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Surrealist Masculinities: Gender Anxiety and the Aesthetics of Post–World War I Reconstruction in France  by  Amy Lyford

Surrealist Masculinities: Gender Anxiety and the Aesthetics of Post–World War I Reconstruction in France by Amy Lyford
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Surrealist Masculinities offers a fresh exploration of how surrealist visual production was shaped by constructions of gender and sexuality, particularly masculinity, in the 1920s and early 1930s. Amy Lyford builds on feminist critical approaches toMoreSurrealist Masculinities offers a fresh exploration of how surrealist visual production was shaped by constructions of gender and sexuality, particularly masculinity, in the 1920s and early 1930s. Amy Lyford builds on feminist critical approaches to surrealism, which have viewed the female body in surrealism as symptomatic of male misogyny- yet she also departs from such work by arguing that representations of an anxious, ambivalent, or perverse masculinity were integral to the movements critique of Frances return to order in the years following World War I.

This book analyzes surrealist work in relation to the history of surrealism and investigates how surrealist artists and writers appropriated contemporary medical science, advertising, and sexology in their quest to undermine the status quo.



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