List of plates List of figures Acknowledgements 1. Retheorising Magritte 2. Cabinets of curiosities 3. Forging the past and the present 4. Elective affinities - Between words and images 5. Dialogues entirely painted by hand 6. Framing the real 7. Artistic identity reproduced 8. Coda - After Magritte List of abbreviations Bibliography Index
Patricia Allmer is Research Fellow in Art History at MIRIAD (Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design), at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Rigorously researched, utilizing both archival sources and Magritte's own extensive writing, Allmer weaves these with thoughtful, engaging theory, and her work is sure to be essential reading for scholars of Magritte and Surrealism. -- .