Prisms and Rainbows

Prisms and Rainbows

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qButor has said that all his art is political, and given his comprehensive sense of the word, the collaborations considered here exemplify his statement. Some demonstrate his love of unspoiled nature and of all animals, even insects. His concern for humans - the oppressed, the dispossessed, the persecuted - is a constant: from discrimination against native and Afro-Americans in the U.S. to the self-aggrandizing conquests of Alexander the Great, the texts uncover and display the range and diversity of man's inhumanity to man. Such a purpose requires for achievement rhetorical art, and these collaborations in varying degrees reveal two primary devices: harmony and humor.q qThe text is complemented by seventy-four black and white illustrations.q--BOOK JACKET.Even the foreign words included, English instead of Spanish in this stanza, contain hard sounds, the [k] of rock and roll and [g] of ... Then, the portrayal of the clumping crowds, accustomed to soccer matches or rock concerts, who are perfectly happy to ... as where roses bloom in the World War I song, and Flanders will always be where the poppies of the poem grow. ... avant dejouer a la belote ( 111-12)153 Three aquot;Pages of the Universal Atlasaquot; contributed to this fourth and final stanza.

Title:Prisms and Rainbows
Author:Elinor S. Miller, Michel Butor, Jacques Monory, Jiří Kolář, Pierre Alechinsky
Publisher:Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press - 2003


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