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The Hearing Trumpet with Joanna Moorhead

Ep. 14

Leonora Carrington in the Ardèche. The journalist and biographer Joanna Moorhead joins Henry in the south of France to discuss her cousin, the surrealist artist and writer Leonora Carrington. They trace Carrington’s life story to Saint-Martin-d’Ardèche, where she lived with the artist Max Ernst, and discuss her spectacular feminist, eco-apocalypse novel The Hearing Trumpet.

 

Penguin Modern Classics edition of The Hearing Trumpet by Leonora Carrington

https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/57481/the-hearing-trumpet-by-leonora-carrington-intro--ali-smith/9780141187990

 

Naxos audiobook of The Hearing Trumpet, read by Siân Phillips

https://naxosaudiobooks.com/hearing-trumpet-the-unabridged/

https://apple.co/3dOYfpp

 

Joanna Moorhead

http://www.joannamoorhead.org/

 

The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington by Joanna Moorhead

https://www.virago.co.uk/titles/joanna-moorhead/the-surreal-life-of-leonora-carrington/9780349008776/

https://apple.co/3SCdDUU

 

Leonora Carrington at the Tate

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/leonora-carrington-7615

 

Leonora Carrington at the Arken Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen

https://uk.arken.dk/udstilling/leonora-carrington/

 

Leonora Carrington at the Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City

https://mam.inba.gob.mx/leonora-carrington-cuentos-magicos

 

Saint-Martin-d’Ardèche

https://www.france-voyage.com/cities-towns/saint-martin-d-ardeche-29317.htm

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