Number 2 (1972)

Sponsored by the Association for the Study of Dada and Surrealism

Front Matter



The Aesthetics of Dada p. 7-10
Roger Shattuck


Zaum p. 13-18
Elizabeth Klosty Beaujour


The Language of Dada: Intermedia of Words p. 19-22
Raymond Federman


Roussel's Mechanisms of Language p. 23-27
Jeanine Parisier Plottel


A Syntactic Model in Surrealist Style p. 33-37
Gerald Mead


Berge (Shore) p. 45-46
René Bélance and Michael O'Neill


Matin (Morning) p. 47-48
René Bélance and Michael O'Neill


Arp and Bachelard: The Fire as Father p. 55-66
Roger M. Isaacs


Surrealist Patterns in René Char's "Eaux-meres" p. 67-70
Virginia A. LaCharité


Surrealism in Dog Star Man p. 71-77
Manuel L. Grossman


Cover Image

Responsible for no.2


Mary Ann Caws

Editorial Board

  • Michel Beaujour
  • Robert Champigny
  • Renée Riese Hubert
  • Edith Kern
  • J. H. Matthews
  • Michael Riffaterre
  • Eric Sellin

Consulting Editors

  • Robert Motherwell
  • William Rubin
  • Michel Sanouillet

Managing Editor

Manuel L. Grossman

Editorial Assistants

  • Michael O'Neill
  • Jean Schroeder