Inverted Odysseys: Claude Cahun, Maya Deren, Cindy Sherman



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Edited by Shelley Rice. Published by MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1999. First edition. Softcover, pictorial french-fold wraps. Quarto. 168pp. Illustrated. Near Fine.

‘An “odyssey” through historical, theoretical, critical, and literary perspectives on the three artists.Claude Cahun, Maya Deren, and Cindy Sherman were born in different countries, in different generations – Cahun in France in 1894, Deren in Russia in 1917, and Sherman in the United States in 1954. Yet they share a deeply theatrical obsession that shatters any notion of a unified self’