Author

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André Breton

French writer, Surrealist Movement leader

1896   -   1966

movement: surrealism
country of citizenship: France
native language: French
language of expression: French
educated at: Lycèe Francais
occupation: poet, writer, novelist, essayist, drawer

André Robert Breton (French: [ɑ̃dʁe ʁɔbɛʁ bʁətɔ̃]; 18 February 1896 – 28 September 1966) was a French writer and poet. He is known best as the co-founder, leader, principal theorist and chief apologist of Surrealism. His writings include the first Surrealist Manifesto (Manifeste du surréalisme) of 1924, in which he defined surrealism as "pure psychic automatism".
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works

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Nadja

French surrealist book

author: André Breton

1928

Manifestoes of Surrealism

book by André Breton

author: André Breton

1969

L'Amour fou

short story by André Breton

author: André Breton

1937

Anthology of Black Humor

book by André Breton

author: André Breton

Surrealist Manifesto

Written declarations of intent for the Surrealist movement by Yvan Goll & André Breton

author: André Breton

1924

Les Champs Magnétiques

1920 book by André Breton and Philippe Soupault

author: André Breton, Philippe Soupault

1920

Arcane 17

book by André Breton

author: André Breton
illustrator: Roberto Matta

1945

Clair de terre

book by André Breton

author: André Breton

1923

The Automatic Message

book by André Breton

author: André Breton

1997

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