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IN DEFENCE OF SURREALISM

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
In a recent broadcast A. G. Lehmann said he found it almost inconceivable that anything as vieux jeu as Surrealist ideas should continue to attract young writers and painters. In this programme three young writers and one sociologist, *U living in Paris, take up the challenge.
Speakers:
Nora Mitrani. Joyce Mansour Octavio Paz , Robert Benayoun
Introduced by Jacques Brunius
rhis is the fifth of six programmes to be repeated from the recent series Art-Anti-Arl. The Shape of My Mind, by Allen Ginsberg : September 7 followed by an interlude at 8.35

Contributors

Unknown: A. G. Lehmann
Unknown: Nora Mitrani.
Unknown: Joyce Mansour
Unknown: Octavio Paz
Unknown: Robert Benayoun
Introduced By: Jacques Brunius
Unknown: Allen Ginsberg

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IN DEFENCE OF SURREALISM

Third Programme, 30 August 1960 20.00






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