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Breton, André 1896-1966

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Nadja by André Breton( Book )

378 editions published between 1928 and 2017 in 23 languages and held by 2,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The core of Nadja is Breton's complex relationship with an unpredictable and unconventional young woman, 'the extreme limit of the Surrealist aspiration'. Combining autobiographical fact with memory and imagination, Breton spins one of the most unusual love stories in modern literature and illustrates the notion of 'petrifying coincidence', a cornerstone of Surrealist thought."--Jacket
Surrealism and painting by André Breton( Book )

92 editions published between 1928 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'ensemble des essais historiques et critiques de Breton parus sous ce titre dans des éditions successives augmentées. Un album illustré de quelque 300 reproductions de tableaux surréalistes: Dali, Magritte, Riopelle, Ernst, Miro, etc
Manifestes du surréalisme by André Breton( Book )

204 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des projets du premier manifeste du surréalisme (1924) aux prises de position, politiques et polémiques du second manifeste du surréalisme(1930), se dessine une théorie de l'expérience esthétique qui a bouleversé tous les domaines de la création au 20ème siècle
Manifestoes of surrealism by André Breton( Book )

27 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents the essential ideas of the founder of French surrealism
Surrealism by Herbert Read( Book )

33 editions published between 1936 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Surrealist movement was a revolution directed at every sphere of life, encompassing politics and poetry as well as art, its purpose the liberation of resources of the subconscious mind..." - Dust jacket excerpt
The lost steps = Les pas perdus by André Breton( Book )

112 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lost Steps (Les Pas perdus) is Andre Breton's first collection of critical and polemical essays. Composed between 1917 and 1923, these pieces trace his evolution during the years when he was emerging as a central figure in French (and European) intellectual life. They chronicle his tumultuous passage through the Dada movement, proclaim his explosive views on Modernism and its heroes, and herald the emergence of Surrealism itself. Along the way, we are given Breton's serious commentaries on his Modernist predecessors, Guillaume Apollinaire and Alfred Jarry, followed by his not-so-serious Dada manifestoes
Anthology of black humor by André Breton( Book )

162 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is Breton's definitive statement on l'humour noir, one of the seminal concepts of surrealism. In his provocative anthology of the writers he most admires, Breton discusses the acerbic aphorisms of Swift, Lichtenberg and Duchamp, the theatrical slapstick of Christian Dietrich Grabbe, the wry missives of Rimbaud, the manic paranoia of Dali, the ferocious iconoclasm of Alfred Jarry and the offhand hilarity of Apollinaire. For each of the authors included, Breton provides an enlightening preface, situating both the writer and the work in the context of black humour - a partly macabre, partly ironic, and often absurd turn of spirit that Breton defined as 'a superior revolt of the mind'"--
Mad love = L'amour fou by André Breton( Book )

201 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this speech delivered at the Dialectics of Liberation International Congress in London, 1967, the author, whose works form the backbone for the Black Panther movement in the U.S. outlines his thinking in detail
Free rein = La clé des champs by André Breton( Book )

68 editions published between 1953 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Free Rein is a gathering of seminal essays by Andre Breton, the foremost figure among the French surrealists. Written between 1936 and 1952, they include addresses, manifestoes, prefaces, exhibition pamphlets, and theoretical, polemical, and lyrical essays. Together they display the full span of Breton's preoccupations, his abiding faith in the early principles of surrealism, and the changing orientations, in light of crucial events of those years, of the surrealist movement within which he remained the leading force."--BOOK JACKET
What is surrealism? : Selected writings by André Breton( Book )

29 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book will give you a good understanding of the surrealist movement. You will read the artists' writings not only on this subject, but also their views on the important political questions of the day which they understood were tied to cultural questions. A photo display in the book gives you a sampling of surrealist works. There is also an excellent glossary of names that reveals the evolution of the surrealists in later years. You gain an appreciation for the international breadth of the movement. 'What is Surrealism?' is not just for art history students. Anyone wishing to gain a deeper understanding of the relationship between art and politics will be fascinated by collection of articles in this book."--Publisher description
Communicating vessels by André Breton( Book )

116 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

André Breton cherche à démontrer que le monde réel et le monde du rêve ne font qu'un. Il examine les différentes théories qui ont proposé une interprétation du rêve, pour s'arrêter longuement à celle de Freud. Mais pour Breton l'unité du rêve et du réel passe par une profonde transformation sociale
Poèmes by André Breton( Book )

39 editions published between 1948 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ode à Charles Fourier by André Breton( Book )

41 editions published between 1947 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Œuvres complètes by André Breton( Book )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V. 1. Mont de piť ̌; [Alentours I] ; [Inďits I] ; Les champs magnťiques ; S'il vous plat̋ ; Vous m'oublierez ; Clair de terre ; Les pas perdus ; Manifeste du surrǎlisme ; Poisson soluble ; [Alentours II] ; [Inďits II] ; Nadja ; Ralentir travaux ; Second manifeste du surrǎlisme ; L'immaculě conception ; [Alentours III] ; [Inďits III]
L'Immaculée conception by André Breton( Book )

84 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in French and German and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Break of day = Point du jour by André Breton( Book )

62 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Position politique du surréalisme by André Breton( Book )

69 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of lectures, articles, and manifestoes signed by Breton and others first published or delivered in 1935
Clair de terre : Précédé de Mont de piété. Suivi de: Le revolver à cheveux blancs et de l'Air de l'eau by André Breton( Book )

77 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in French and English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is surrealism? by André Breton( Book )

39 editions published between 1924 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signe ascendant, suivi de Fata Morgana, les États généraux, Des Épingles tremblantes, Xénophiles, Ode à Charles Fourier, Constellations, Le la by André Breton( Book )

72 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La plupart des textes poétiques rassemblés ici ont été écrits entre 1935 et 1948. Pas d'appareil critique à part une courte notice pour ##Constellations## et trois pages sur la vie et l'oeuvre d'André Breton. [SDM]
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André Breton

André Breton escriptor francès

André Breton escritor francés

André Breton escritor, poeta y ensayista francés

André Breton francia író, költő, esztéta

André Breton francouzský básník a prozaik

André Breton francuski pisarz

André Breton Frans auteur

André Breton fransk poet

André Breton Französischer Dichter und Schriftsteller

André Breton French writer

André Breton poeta, saggista e critico d'arte francese

André Breton poète et écrivain français

André Breton ranskalainen kirjailija

André Breton scriitor francez

Andrē Bretons

Andreas Breton


Breton, A. 1896-1966

Breton, A. (André), 1896-1966

Breton, André

Breton, Andre 1896-1966

Breton André François

Breton , Andre letterato

Breton, D'André

Brītūn, Andrī 1896-1966

Αντρέ Μπρετόν Γάλλος υπερρεαλιστής, λογοτέχνης, ποιητής

Андре Бретон

Андре Бретон французский прозаик и поэт, основоположник сюрреализма

Андре Бретон француски писател и поет, основоположник на надреализмот

Андрэ Брэтон

Бретон А. 1896-1966

Бретон, Андре 1896-1966

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אנדרה ברטון

אנדרה ברטון סופר צרפתי

ברטון, אנדרה 1896-1966

آندره بروتون شاعر فرانسوی

أندريه برتون

أندريه برتون كاتب فرنسي

أندريه بروتون، 1896-1966

ئاندرé برەتۆن

ئاندرێ بریتۆن

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브레똥, 앙드레 1896-1966

브레통, 앙드레 1896-1966

브로통, 앙드레 1896-1966

브르통, 앙드레 1896-1966

앙드레 브르통


ブルトン, アンドレ

ブルトン, アンドレ 1896-1966


Surrealism and paintingManifestes du surréalismeManifestoes of surrealismThe lost steps = Les pas perdusAnthology of black humorMad love = L'amour fouFree rein = La clé des champsWhat is surrealism? : Selected writings