André Breton: Manifeste du surréalisme [Surrealist Manifesto] (3428 words)

  • Benjamin Andréo (Monash University)
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Manifeste du surréalisme (1924; reed. 1929) is the first of three programmatic texts written by André Breton. Together with Second manifeste du surréalisme (1930; Reed. 1946) and Prolégomènes à un troisième manifeste du surréalisme ou non (1942), it is often collected under the title Manifestes du surréalisme. Manifeste deserves consideration in its own right, however. Its value lies at the intersection of the collective and the personal (“son sort dépen[d] étroitement du mien propre” (9) [“its fate is closely linked to my own”], Breton reminds us in his second preface). It is at once serious a…



Citation:
Andréo, Benjamin. "Manifeste du surréalisme". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 27 September 2017
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=33204, accessed 23 January 2018.]


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