Arcanum 17 by Andr Breton
(Sun & Moon Classics)

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poetry/prose, tr Zack Rogow, intro Anna Balakian
 

About Andr Breton

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Breton is the great French writer, the founder of Surrealism.
 
Published March 1, 2000 by Sun & Moon Press. 144 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History, Education & Reference, Travel. Fiction

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Another never-before-translated volume by the famous surrealist, from the translator who, along with Bill Zavatsky, recently won the PEN/Book-of-the-Month-Club translation award for Breton's Earthlight.

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Many French intellectuals who stayed in France greeted surrealist Breton's musings written from the near arctic reaches of Canada with some resentment when they first appeared in 1945. In fact, the bo

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Among the givens Breton calls on the carpet are logic, morality, time, death and most of all, masculine supremacy--``This crisis is so severe that I, myself, see only one solution: the time has come to value the ideas of woman at the expense of those of man, whose bankruptcy is coming to pass fai...

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