Poems of Andre Breton by Andre Breton
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Poems of Andre Breton
By Andre Breton

Poems of Andre Breton

A Bilingual Anthology

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Poems of Andre Breton by Andre Breton

Book Description

Andre 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 Details

ISBN: 9780976844921
ISBN-10: 0976844923
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 163mm x 19mm)
Pages: 309
Imprint: Black Widow Press
Publisher: Black Widow Press
Publish Date: 25-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Andre Breton

Anthology of Black Humour by 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 by Andre Breton 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 by Andre Breton 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 by Andre Breton Anthology of Black Humor, Paperback (July 1997)

"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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