“Something to See”:

Spectacle and Savagery in Leonora Carrington's Fiction

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Abstract

The surrealism of Leonora Carrington's fiction is informed by the fantastic creatures and enchanted landscapes of her more celebrated visual art. but her writing, which is at once whimsical and macabre, also takes its place in an eclectic tradition of literary transgression.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)154-166
JournalCritique - Studies in Contemporary Fiction
Volume39
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1998

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“Something to See”: Spectacle and Savagery in Leonora Carrington's Fiction. / Carroll, Rachel.

In: Critique - Studies in Contemporary Fiction, Vol. 39, No. 2, 01.01.1998, p. 154-166.

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