Number 7 (1977) The Poetics of Chance

Sponsored by the Association for the Study of Dada and Surrealism

Front Matter



The Rhetoric of Chance p. 45-49
Jeanine P. Plottel


Michel Leiris and the "Bazar Bizarre" p. 50-58
Jean-Jacques Thomas


Surrealist Alphabets p. 59-65
LeRoy Breunig


Scientist and Poet: Two Views of Chance p. 66-75
Micheline Tison-Braun


Surrealism and the Automatistes of Montreal p. 76-81
W. R. Ellenwood


Jean Arp, Poet and Artist p. 109-120
Armine Kotin

Back Matter


Members 1977 p. 130-131

Cover Image

Responsible for no.7


Mary Ann Caws

Editorial Board

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

Editorial Consultants

  • Robert Motherwell
  • William Rubin
  • Michel Sanouillet

Assistant Editor

Jean Schroeder

Cover Design

Rochelle Wyner