Leiris, Michel, 1901-1990

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1901-04-20
Death 1990-09-30
French
French, English

Biographical notes:

Michel Leiris was born in Paris. He became a vital force in the Surrealist movement, but left the movement in the late 1920s. In addition to his work as a writer, editor, and art historian, Leiris was an active ethnologist and anthropologist, notably in Africa.

From the description of Phantom Africa manuscript and letters, 1951-1960 (bulk 1951-1952). (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51220408

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Subjects:

  • Authors, French--20th century--Correspondence
  • Erotic literature, French--20th century
  • Authors, French--20th century--Travel

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Places:

  • Africa, Central (as recorded)