Courses: The Spirit and the Psyche: Spiritualism, Symbolism, Surrealism (ICPRH365A01)

Fall 2008

This course explores the relationship between visual art, the supernatural, & the psychological during three distinct cultural moments: Spiritualism in Engliand in the 1850's & 60's, Symbolism and the occult in France in the 1890's, and Surrealism in France in the 1920's & 30's. We will read a variety of period writings such as psychological treatises, artists' and writers' memoirs, and Surrealist manifestos.

Fulfills: HU III

Location

Haverford, Stokes 102

Meeting Times

TTh 1:00-2:30