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J G Ballard, Surrealism, Dreams, and the Primitive Iconography of Science Fiction

I think the surrealist movement is very misunderstood, people tend to think it a movement inspired by fantasy, but that’s not true: the surrealists were interested in science, optics, photography, and their main inspiration was psychoanalysis… has many affinities with science fiction itself in many ways I believe science fiction to be the authentic literature of the twentieth century… 2,305 more words