Poems of Andre Breton
A Bilingual Anthology
By (author) Andre Breton
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Poems of Andre Breton by Andre Breton
Book DescriptionAndre Breton (1896-1966) was the founder of Surrealism and a major leader of the avante-garde movement in France following World War I. This exceptional volume brings together the most comprehensive selection of poems by Breton available in the English language. Here, in a bilingual French-English format are 73 poems representing all styles and stages of the writer's career.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780976844921
(228mm x 163mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Black Widow Press
Publisher: Black Widow Press
Publish Date: 17-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Andre Breton
Anthology of Black Humour, Paperback (February 2009)
Presents a definitive statement on l'humour noir, one of the seminal concepts of Surrealism. This title offers an anthology of the writers the author most admires. It discusses the acerbic aphorisms of Swift, Lichtenberg and Duchamp, the theatrical slapstick of Christian Dietrich Grabbe, the wry missives of Rimbaud, and the manic paranoia of Dali.
Andre Breton, Paperback (September 2003)
Founder of the Surrealist movement, Andre Breton has also come to be recognized as one of the 20th century's most influential poets. This inaugural volume in the "Poets for the Millennium" series offers a selection of his poetry along with some of his major prose writings.
Nadja, Paperback (September 1999)
Weaves a tapestry of daily life as seen through a magical perspective. This book combines Breton's autobiographical fact with memory and imagination, and spins a love story in modern literature.
Anthology of Black Humor, Paperback (July 1997)» View all books by Andre Breton
"L'humour Noir" is one of the seminal concepts of Surrealism, and Breton's famous anthology is his definitive statement on the subject. It contains assessments of the writers he most admired. Some, such as Kafka, Swift, Rimbaud and Poe are well known, but other names will come as a revelation.
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Author Biography - Andre Breton
Translator Jean-Pierre Cauvin is Professor of French at the University of Texas at Austin. He has written several books and numerous articles on topics including French poetry to Surrealism. Mary Ann Caws is Distinguished Professor of English, French, and Comparative Literature at The City University of New York. She is the author, translator, and editor of numerous books on the major figures of Surrealism, including Andre Breton. Authors reside in Austin, TX and New York City.
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