Gómez-Correa, Enrique, 1915-1995

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Gómez-Correa was a poet, essayist and editor who earned a living as a lawyer and diplomat. A central figure in the South American surrealist movement, he founded the Mandrágora group in Chile in 1937, and soon thereafter, a journal by the same name. He lived in Paris for three years in the 1940s, where he became acquainted with Magritte and Breton. He wrote more than twenty books, including poetry, essays and drama.

From the description of Gómez-Correa papers, 1920-1995. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80500860

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Gómez-Correa was a poet, essayist and editor who earned a living as a lawyer and diplomat. A central figure in the South American surrealist movement, he founded the Mandrágora group in Chile in 1937, and soon thereafter, a journal by the same name. He lived in Paris for three years in the 1940s, where he became acquainted with René Magritte and André Breton. He wrote more than twenty books, including poetry, essays and drama.

From the guide to the Enrique Gómez-Correa papers, 1920-1995, (Getty Research Institute)

Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Arenas, Braulio. person
associatedWith Arp, Jean, 1887-1966. person
associatedWith Bachelard, Gaston, 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Breton, André, 1896-1966. person
associatedWith Cáceres, Jorge, 1923-1949. person
associatedWith Donati, Enrico, 1909-2008. person
associatedWith Magritte, René, 1898-1967. person
associatedWith Mandrágora (Group) corporateBody
associatedWith Mandrágora (Group) corporateBody
associatedWith Moro, César, d. 1956. person
associatedWith Sade, marquis de, 1740-1814. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Europe
Subject
Avant-garde (Aesthetics)--Europe--History--20th century
Mandrágora
Chilean poetry
Mandrágora
Avant-garde (Aesthetics)--History--20th century
Latin American poetry
Experimental poetry
Surrealism (Literature)
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Birth 1915-08-15

Death 1995-07-27

Chileans

Spanish; Castilian,

English,

French

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