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Surrealism and the occult

Nadia Choucha

Surrealism and the occult

by Nadia Choucha

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Published by Mandrake in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Visual arts -- Surrealism,
  • Surrealism,
  • Magic realism (Art),
  • Occultism,
  • Europe

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Nadia Choucha.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6494S8 C36 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 139 p. :
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20968621M
    ISBN 101869928164, 1869928164

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