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Bibliotheca onthoplanctorum

 

A PDF LIBRARY of writings on surrealism by merdarius or the related author identities the Cormorant Council or the Surrealist Group in Stockholm, or of therein included individuals, very often Mattias Forshage, and sometimes others. For the poetic and entomological writings of MF, search elsewhere.

html versions of most of these texts can be found scattered at
the Icecrawler/Heelwalker blog and/or
the Stockholm Surrealist group webpage

though some at
the Cormorant Council blog
the Terrestrial Cephalopod blog
the Biografier åt okrossbara hälleflundror blog (in Swedish)
the Robber Bridegroom blog
the Surreal Coconut portal
or in the
Hydrolith anthology (for sale or downloadable as a huge pdf)

clarifying links go to
brief history of the surrealist group in Stockholm 
merdarius's comprehensive linklist of surrealist sites 

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E n g l i s h
* The Crying Statues Sticking their Noses up out of River Styx (documentation of an exhibition with John Andersson, Mattias Forshage & Niklas Nenzén 2007)
* Voices of the Hell Choir by merdarius (central text on surrealist organisation from 2006 with various paraphernalia including polemics from 1999 and the Stockholm Surrealist Group new year report 2004)
* Communication from the surrealist group in Stockholm (new year 2004) (international internal report)
* Swedish Romanticism by MF (survey of Swedish Romanticism from the viewpoint of surrealism)
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The playground of urbanity by merdarius (Surrealism & Geography 1: Urbanism)
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The place called place by merdarius (Surrealism & Geography 2: Exteriority)
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The landscape of our dreams by the Cormorant Council (Surrealism & Geography 3: Dream geography)
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Towards the history of surrealism boreal part 1: When the artists and writers were still searching, 1924-50, by MF
(Outline of the history of surrealism in Sweden, with sideways looks to neighboring phenomena and neighboring countries) *
Towards the history of surrealism boreal part 2: Scattered clusters of exceptional voices 1951-80, by MF
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Defining/circumscribing surrealism  by merdarius (also being an appendix to "Towards the history of surrealism boreal")
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Transition periods of surrealism 1925, 1947, 1968, by MF

S w e d i s h
* Surrealistgruppen etthundrafyrtio fingrar (poetry anthology in swedish of the fourteen most eager poetic writers of the Surrealist Group in Stockholm: Laaban, Kriland, Forshage, Mandal, Bergmark, Werner, Berg, Edenborg, Lindroth, Osorio, Olsson, Eklund, Lundenmark & Fluin, edited by Forshage & Lundenmark)
* 60-talet, vad fan hände egentligen, eller Sammanfattning av franska surrealistgruppens upplösning (personal summary by MF of Joubert's Les Mouvement des Surréalistes, ou Le fin mot de l'Histoire)
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Surrealismen och politiken (comprehensive compendium of overviews and source texts about surrealism & politics from the 1920s to 2002, edited by MF)
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Den svenska romantiken (by MF, survey of Swedish Romanticism from the viewpoint of surrealism)
John Andersson by Niklas Nenzén (essay about the art and comics of JA, published in Artes, 2004)

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N o t  " p u b l i c " , available on request only (from generelledotmorphologieatgmaildotcom)
* Anecdotes (Games, complications and ponderings from 2006 by MF)
* Travelogue (Contribution to London International Surrealist Game Festival 2008 - MF's travelogue from Wien-Savaria-Budapest-Bucuresti)
* Towards the history of surrealism boreal part 3: Taking up the fight for all of poetry, 1981- , by MF

Soon forthcoming
* Surrealism and scientific method by merdarius
* Surrealism & Games by merdarius (general reflections and outline of a history)
* Tropes of pansexuality by MF (Drei Abhandlungen zur Sexualtheorie)
* Automatismkompendium (comprehensive compendium in Swedish of overviews and source texts about automatism in surrealism from 1919 to 2010, edited by MF)
* Surrealismen och filosofin by MF (general reflections and outline of a history, in swedish)
* Kollektiva poetiska verk (all the classic collective poetic works of the french surrealist group in the 20s in Swedish translation)

 

 

 

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