Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Tales of Mystery and Imagination, a book of short stories, written by Edgar Allan Poe.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was orphaned early in life. He ...

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The hunt of the sperm whale

The hunt of the sperm whale

I, Ishmael, was one of that crew; my shouts had gone up with the rest; my oath had been welded with theirs; and stronger I ...

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Rendezvous in the forest

Rendezvous in the forest

Henri Rousseau
Rendezvous in the Forest, 1889

Forest Pictures: Filled with both enchantment and menace, one of Rousseau’s earliest work introduced mysterious images of costumed ...

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The Swimmer

«It was a fine day. In the west there was a massive stand of cumulus cloud so like a city seen from a distance—from the bow of an approaching ship—that it might have had a name. Lisbon. Hackensack. The sun was hot. Neddy Merrill sat by the green water, one hand in it, one around a glass of gin.»

«Then it occurred to him that by taking a ...

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St.Michael slaying a devil
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The command of the Captive Bird

Max Ernst La Joie de vivre  (The Joy of Life) 1936
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Remedios Varo’s enigmatic paintings

source:  pintura.aut.org Remedios Varo Uranga (December 16 1908 - October 8, 1963) was a Spanish-Mexican, para-surrealist painter.
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