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Love According to Luca John Taylor

Paul Delvaux, L'Eveil de la foret (1939)

“... LOVE, mad and lucid, real and virtual, living and dead like Déline’s hair.” — The Passive Vampire

The theme of love is omnipresent in the oeuvre of Ghérasim Luca (1913–1994). More precisely, not only a theme, but also often a theory or project of love already takes shape in the early French and Romanian writings of the author of Le vampire passif (1941) and Inventatorul iubirii (“The Inventor of Love,” 1945). The poetic prose texts of Un loup à travers une loupe (l998), first written and published in Romanian in 1942, also often stage love scenes. The much later Héros-limite

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Gherasim Luca Centenary Issue  

Essays and reflections in English and French on Romanian surrealist Gherasim Luca, including Luca's own texts and art. Also featuring rumi...

Gherasim Luca Centenary Issue  

Essays and reflections in English and French on Romanian surrealist Gherasim Luca, including Luca's own texts and art. Also featuring rumi...

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