Investigating Sex: Surrealist Discussions, 1928-1932 by José Pierre

By José Pierre

In January 1928, the surrealists initiated their awesome “researches into sexuality” with a sequence of round-table conversations concerning key figures comparable to André Breton, Yves Tanguy, Louis Aragon, guy Ray, Max Ernst and Antonin Artaud. The transcripts, in all their extraordinary and interesting element, are offered the following. whereas there's lots of humor—not it all intentional—the audio system have been making an attempt scrupulously to checklist each element of sexual love, cataloging personal tastes and positions, caliber and volume. This e-book is a special historic checklist of sexual perform and ethics; a primary textual content for realizing the surrealist circulation and, for all its idiosyncrasies, a record that also keeps a unprecedented power this present day.

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