PHOSPHOR – issue number 2

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“It would not be an exaggeration to state that, without grasping the fundamental and continuing importance of objects (both poetically and critically) within the surrealist movement, one would fail to understand Surrealism itself.”

from the editorial, Of Phantoms and Representations, by Kenneth Cox

72 pages • B5 format • ISSN 1755-0009

texts, stories, poems images on the theme of



Bruno Solarik, Palpable Phantoms – as perceived by the interwar Czechoslovak surrealists

Tributes to Franklin Rosemont by Michaël Löwy and Guy Ducornet

Fetish and The Magic of Objects – two essays by Jan Švankmajer

Midland Red – a short story by John Hartley Williams

The Substanced Object and Melancholy Ghosts – two illustrated reflections by Eugenio Castro

Stephen J. Clark, The Absent Double – an essay on objects

Pervert, Tramp or Delinquent? – reflections by Peter Overton upon the game ‘Explorations of Absence’ played by Leeds Surrealist Group

poems by – Andrew Boobier, Franklin Rosemont

images byJan Drabble, Kathleen Fox, Peter Overton, Franklin Rosemont, John Welson

Price  including postage & packing

UK £ 7.00 • Europe £ 8.00 • Rest of the World £ 10.00

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to: Phosphor, 6 Aberdeen Grove, LEEDS, LS12 3QY, England