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Carrington, Leonora 1917-2011

Overview
Works: 229 works in 621 publications in 10 languages and 8,072 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction  Biography  Fantasy fiction, English  Art  Catalogs  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Creator, Other, Adapter, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PR6053.A6965, 759.2
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Leonora Carrington : surrealism, alchemy and art by Susan L Aberth( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first book in English to survey the life and work of Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington (born 1917)." "Carrington burst onto the Surrealist scene in 1936, when, as a precocious nineteen-year-old debutante, she escaped the stultifying demands of her wealthy English family by running away to Paris with her lover Max Ernst. She was immediately championed by Andre Breton, who responded enthusiastically to her fantastical, dark and satirical writing style and her interest in fairy tales and the occult. Her stories were included in Surrealist publications, and her paintings in the Surrealists' exhibitions." "After the dramas and tragic separations of the Second World War, Carrington ended up in the 1940s as part of the circle of Surrealist European emigres living in Mexico City. Close friends with Luis Bunuel, Benjamin Peret, Octavio Paz and a host of both expatriate Surrealists and Mexican modernists, Carrington was at the centre of Mexican cultural life, while still maintaining her European connections." "Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy and Art provides an overview of this artist's rich body of work. The author considers Carrington's preoccupation with alchemy and the occult, and explores the influence of indigenous Mexican culture and beliefs on her production."--Jacket
The hearing trumpet by Leonora Carrington( Book )

44 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

92-year-old Marian Leatherby is given the gift of a hearing trumpet, only to discover that what her family is saying is that she is to be committed to an institution. But this is an institution where the buildings are shaped like birthday cakes and igloos, where the Winking Abbess and the Queen Bee reign, and where the gateway to the underworld is open. It is also the scene of a mysterious murder. Occult twin to Alice in Wonderland, The Hearing Trumpet is a classic of fantastic literature that has been translated and celebrated throughout the world
The house of fear : notes from Down below by Leonora Carrington( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five short stories, a novella, and an autobiographical account of the author's descent into madness following the incarceration of Max Ernst, the artist with whom Carrington lived, in a concentration camp during World War II
Lilus Kikus by Elena Poniatowska( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recueil d'historiettes mettant en scène Lilus, une fillette rêveuse et anticonformiste qui incarne le passage initiatique de l'enfance à l'adolescence dans le Mexique des années 1950
Bählamms Fest : Musiktheater in 13 Bildern nach Leonora Carrington by Olga Neuwirth( )

5 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventh horse, and other tales by Leonora Carrington( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stone door by Leonora Carrington( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and French and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een fantastisch en mystiek avontuur, geplaatst tegen de achtergrond van een surrealistische wereld
El mundo magico de los Mayas. Textos de Andrés Medina [y] Laurette Sejourné. Interpretación de Leonora Carrington by Andrés Medina( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in Spanish and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventh horse and other stories by Leonora Carrington( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonora Carrington : what she might be by Salomón Grimberg( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonora Carrington : la realidad de la imaginación by Whitney Chadwick( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Haus der Angst by Leonora Carrington( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rondas de la niña mala by Elena Poniatowska( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La dame ovale by Leonora Carrington( Book )

12 editions published between 1939 and 1965 in French and Spanish and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonora Carrington, historia en dos tiempos by Lourdes Andrade( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En bas by Leonora Carrington( Book )

19 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A real situation : the story of adult migrant education in Australia 1947 to 1970 by Leonora Carrington( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La debutante : (contes et pieces) by Leonora Carrington( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Glass, 1971-1991 : November 14-December 28, 1991 by Alan Glass( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down below by Leonora Carrington( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1983 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1937 Leonora Carrington--later to become one of the twentieth century's great painters of the weird, the alarming, and the wild--was a nineteen-year-old art student in London, beautiful and unapologetically rebellious. At a dinner party, she met the artist Max Ernst. The two fell in love and soon departed to live and paint together in a farmhouse in Provence. In 1940, the invading German army arrested Ernst and sent him to a concentration camp. Carrington suffered a psychotic break. She wept for hours. Her stomach became "the mirror of the earth"—of all worlds in a hostile universe—and she tried to purify the evil by compulsively vomiting. As the Germans neared the south of France, a friend persuaded Carrington to flee to Spain. Facing the approach "of robots, of thoughtless, fleshless beings," she packed a suitcase that bore on a brass plate the word Revelation. This was only the beginning of a journey into madness that was to end with Carrington confined in a mental institution, overwhelmed not only by her own terrible imaginings but by her doctor's sadistic course of treatment. In Down Below she describes her ordeal—in which the agonizing and the marvelous were equally combined—with a startling, almost impersonal precision and without a trace of self-pity. Like Daniel Paul Schreber's Memoirs of My Nervous Illness, Down Below brings the hallucinatory logic of madness home."--
 
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Leonora Carrington : surrealism, alchemy and art
Alternative Names
Carrington, Eleonora-

Carrington, L.

Carrington Leonora

Carrington, Leonora 1917-

Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington Brits kunstschilder

Leonora Carrington Britsko-mexická malířka, spisovatelka

Leonora Carrington mexikanische surrealistische Malerin, Schriftstellerin und Dramatikerin britischer Herkunft

Leonora Carrington Pintora surrealista y escritora anglo-mexicana

Leonora Carrington scrittrice e pittrice inglese

Λεονόρα Κάρρινγκτον

Каррингтон, Леонора

Леонора Карингтон

Леонора Карингтън английско-мексиканска художничка

Леонора Керрінгтон

Լեոնորա Կարինգտոն

لئونورا کرینگتون نویسنده و نقاش بریتانیایی

カリントン, レオノーラ

キャリントン, レオノーラ

レオノーラ・カリントン

利奥诺拉·卡林顿

Languages
English (134)

Spanish (76)

French (39)

German (14)

Italian (13)

Catalan (3)

Japanese (2)

Swedish (1)

Dutch (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The hearing trumpetLilus KikusLeonoraSurreal friends : Leonora Carrington, Remedios Varo and Kati HornaLeonora Carrington : surrealism, alchemy and artLeyendas de la novia del viento : Leonora Carrington, escritora