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Breton, André 1896-1966

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Manifestoes of surrealism by André Breton( Book )

276 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents the essential ideas of the founder of French surrealism
Nadja by André Breton( Book )

318 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in 22 languages and held by 2,748 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 )

85 editions published between 1928 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,784 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
Surrealism by Herbert Read( Book )

27 editions published between 1936 and 1978 in English and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is surrealism? : Selected writings by André Breton( Book )

60 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,153 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
The lost steps = Les pas perdus by André Breton( Book )

105 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,122 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 )

163 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,107 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 Dalí, 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
Mad love = L'amour fou by André Breton( Book )

185 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 961 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 )

66 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

83 editions published between 1923 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poèmes by André Breton( Book )

38 editions published between 1948 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communicating vessels by André Breton( Book )

108 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 621 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
L'Immaculée conception by André Breton( Book )

80 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arcanum 17 : with Apertures grafted to the end by André Breton( Book )

61 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'arcane 17 du tarot, l'étoile, se situe au centre du récit onirique et surréaliste de Breton en tant que symbole de la femme, de son désir et de son aura
Position politique du surréalisme by André Breton( Book )

64 editions published between 1935 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of lectures, articles, and manifestoes signed by Breton and others first published or delivered in 1935
Break of day = Point du jour by André Breton( Book )

56 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Champs magnétiques, suivis de Vous m'oublierez et de S'il vous plaît by André Breton( Book )

100 editions published between 1920 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martinique : snake charmer by André Breton( Book )

39 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in French and English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1941, as the Vichy regime consolidated its control of France, Andre Breton left the country for the island of Martinique. A poet and the principal founder of surrealism, Breton did not stay long, but his visit inspired the essays and poems of this book. Martinique: Snake Charmer is one of surrealism's most important texts, and it has been called "the most beautiful of all books" about the island. (Martinique: Snake Charmer also includes nine evocative drawings by the surrealist Andre Masson, a companion of Breton's during his stay on the island.) First collected into a single volume in 1948 and in print in France ever since, this is the first English translation of a work that, in series editor Franklin Rosemont's view, seeks "not merely to question the dogmas and platitudes of so-called common sense and 'established facts, ' but to deviate from them, absolutely, in an imaginative quest for new and untried solutions to society's gravest problems.""--Jacket
Œuvres complètes by André Breton( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in French and Italian and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Breton (1896-1966) n'a cessé de mener, dans son interrogation de l'écriture et de la vie intérieure, comme dans sa participation difficile à une activité politique à laquelle il se sentait tenu, une aventure intellectuelle où se rencontrent Freud, Hegel, Engels, et une quête sensible, éclairée par Rimbaud, Lautréamont, Picasso, Chirico et Duchamp, l'une et l'autre tendues par la volonté de 'changer la vie'. Aventure et quête collectives, qui exigent une communauté organique, soudée par l'esprit comme par les affinités électives. L'aspiration résolue à faire advenir le possible aux dépens du probable, qui définit le surréalisme de Breton, passe par les chemins de la poésie, de la liberté et de l'amour. Elle a trouvé une langue qui lui assure une place parmi les premiers écrivains de son époque. Maintenue sans désemparer pendant plus d'un demi-siècle, cette volonté conduit Gracq à reconnaître en lui 'un des héros de notre temps'."--Publisher description
Signe ascendant, suivi de Fata Morgana, les États généraux, Des Épingles tremblantes, Xénophiles, Ode à Charles Fourier, Constellations, Le la by André Breton( Book )

63 editions published between 1949 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 408 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
 
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André Breton

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 and poet

André Breton poeta, saggista e critico d'arte francese

Andrē Bretons

Andreas Breton

Breton.

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, Андре 1896-1966

אנדרה ברטון

ברטון, אנדרה 1896-1966

آندره بروتون شاعر فرانسوی

أندريه برتون

ئاندرé برەتۆن

ئاندرێ بریتۆن

ਆਂਦਰੇ ਬਰੇਤੋਂ

ანდრე ბრეტონი

앙드레 브르통

アンドレ・ブルトン

ブルトン, アンドレ

安德烈·布勒東

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NadjaSurrealism and paintingWhat is surrealism? : Selected writingsThe lost steps = Les pas perdusAnthology of black humorMad love = L'amour fouFree rein = La clé des champsClair de terre : Précédé de Mont de piété. Suivi de: Le revolver à cheveux blancs et de l'Air de l'eau