This article discusses the Surrealist text 'Soluble Fish' by Andre Breton against prevailing and dominant paradigms of language and the unconscious. Drawing on the theories of Freud, Jacques Lacan, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, it considers desire as ‘lack’ versus desire as a productive force entirely necessary for life and ‘becoming’. In addition, using an extract of my own creative practice, I propose the taxonomy of ‘new Surrealism’—a contemporary interpretation of the Surrealist’s productive force, also known as the ‘Marvellous.’
Field of Research
200524 Comparative Literature Studies 19 Studies In Creative Arts And Writing
Socio Economic Objective
970119 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of the Creative Arts and Writing
HERDC Research category
C3 Non-refereed articles in a professional journal
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