A 1991 collection of games and other provocations developed by the Surrealists. An example: “Would You Open the Door?” One member of the group names a person, famous, infamous or known to the group. The rest write down whether they would let the person in, and explain why or why not.
No, consigned to the textbooks. [J-LB] Yes, through wanting to get it over with. [RB] No, nothing to say to each other. [AB] No, too caught up in his theories. [EB] No, seen too much of him! [AD] No, so dreary! [GG} Yes, suppose so, but conversation might wear a bit thin. [JG] No, boring. [GL] No, urge to laugh. [SH] No, I’m afraid his intentions prejudice his painting. [WP] No, too stupid. [BP] No, I have my window. [JP] No, no time to waste. [BR] No, hate apples. [JS] No, since I love apples. [AS] No, enough of still lifes. [T] No, I like fruit too much. [MZ]
[Originally posted on my discontinued This Old Book Tumblr.]