Nights as Day, Days as Night

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Eridanos Press, 1987 - Fiction - 169 pages
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A dream journal. In a word; uneven. May 29-30, 1929 Lined up single file, each one mounting the preceding one, eight dogs copulate before my very eyes. I am informed that they have been trained to do ... Read full review

Nights as day, days as night

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The strategy of these prose poems of onetime Surrealist Leiris is stated in Maurice Blanchot's foreword: "These were once dreams; they are now signs of poetry'' they share our common compulsion to ... Read full review

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Georges Bataille (1897-1962) was an essayist, philosophical theorist and novelist, often called the 'metaphysician of evil', interested in sex, death, degradation and the power and potential of the obscene. His most famous work is the highly-charged erotic novella, "The Story of the Eye," Michel Leiris (1901-1990) was a novelist, poet, art-critic and anthropologist, particularly interested in the cultures of Africa, the Carribean and Central America. His best known writings include "Manhood, The Rules of the Game "and "Phantom ""Africa,

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