Manifestoes of Surrealism
Manifestoes of Surrealism


Andre Breton


Andre Breton (1896-1966), the founder and principal theorist of the Surrealist movement, is one of the major literary figures of our century. His best known works in English translation include Nadja, Mad Love, The Manifestoes of Surrealism, The Magnetic Fields (with Philippe Soupault), and Earthlight.

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Poems of Andre Breton
A Bilingual Anthology
Andre Breton
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...



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Anthology of Black Humor
Andre Breton
This is the first publication in English of the anthology that contains Breton's definitive statement on l'humour noir, one of the seminal concepts of Surrealism, and his provocative assessments of the writers he most admired. While some of the...



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Communicating Vessels
Andre Breton
What Freud did for dreams, André Breton (1896-1966) does for despair: in its distortions he finds the marvelous, and through the marvelous the redemptive force of imagination. Originally published in 1932 in France, Les Vases communicants is an effort...



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Mad Love
Andre Breton
"I have wanted to show above all what precautions and what ruses desire takes, in search of its object and evading it." – Andre Breton



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Nadja
Andre Breton
Originally published in France in 1928, Nadja is the first and perhaps best Surrealist romance ever written, a book which defined that movement's attitude toward everyday life.