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After The Tree Had Fallen: Recent Works And Collaborations By Alex Caldiero And Frank Mcentire, Scott Abbott Aug 2003

After The Tree Had Fallen: Recent Works And Collaborations By Alex Caldiero And Frank Mcentire, Scott Abbott

Scott Abbott

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The Violence Of Merging: Unica Zürn 'S Writing (On) The Body, Caroline Rupprecht Jan 2003

The Violence Of Merging: Unica Zürn 'S Writing (On) The Body, Caroline Rupprecht

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This article is about the work of German Surrealist Unica Zürn (1916-1970), known for her autobiographical text about madness, Der Mann im Jasmin: Eindrücke einer Geisteskrankheit (1977). The problem with Zürn's text, as this article demonstrates, is that it becomes nearly impossible to be distinguished from the author's life. Unlike conventional autobiographies, this text raises doubt oyer the sanity of the author who was not only diagnosed with schizophrenia but also made madness the subject of her writing. Zürn's companion, the artist Hans Bellmer, accused her of indulging in madness for the sake of being able to ...


Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 41-50, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth Dec 2002

Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 41-50, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth

Scott Abbott

No abstract provided.