Pierre Mabille

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Pierre Mabille (1904-1952) was a doctor, writer, and editorial director of the famous art review Minotaure. Working as a surgeon in the Caribbean during World War II he was appointed French Cultural Attach to Haiti at the wars end and helped establish the Haitian Bureau of Ethnology. Mabille is one of the most important writers to have participated in the surrealist movement, advancing surrealist concerns into the areas of medicine, hermetic traditions, and social structures. His major works include La construction de lHomme, Thrse de Lisieux, grgores ou la vie des civilisations, and Conscience Pictoral, Conscience Lumineuese.

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Mirror of the Marvelous

The Surrealist Reimagining of Myth
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A surrealist exploration of the marvelous in ancient, classic, and modern works from around the world

Long considered one of the most significant and original books to have come out of the surrealist movement

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