Poems of Andre Breton: A Bilingual Anthology

Poems of Andre Breton: A Bilingual Anthology


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Poems of Andre Breton: A Bilingual Anthology by Andre Breton, Jean-Pierre Cauvin, Mary Ann Caws

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 English language. Here, in a bilingual French-English format are 73 poems representing all styles and stages of the writer's career.

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ISBN-13: 9780976844921
Publisher: Commonwealth Books, Black Widow
Publication date: 08/15/2006
Pages: 318
Sales rank: 829,665
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Translator Jean-Pierre Cauvin is Professor of French at the University of Texas at Austin. He has written several books and numerous articles on topics including French poetry to Surrealism. Mary Ann Caws is Distinguished Professor of English, French, and Comparative Literature at The City University of New York. She is the author, translator, and editor of numerous books on the major figures of Surrealism, including Andre Breton. Authors reside in Austin, TX and New York City.

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