The Disenchantment of the Eye  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

"The Disenchantment of the Eye: Surrealism and the Crisis of Ocularcentrism" (1991) is a text by Martin Jay

Epigraphs:

"It is time to abandon the world of the civilized and its light." — Georges Bataille, "The Sacred Conspiracy"
"I have discarded clarity as worthless. Working in darkness, I have discovered lightning."—Andre Breton

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serene dissection of the oeil de boeuf in Descartes's Dioptrique ...

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