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Surrealism and the literary imagination

Mary Ann Caws

Surrealism and the literary imagination

a study of Breton and Bachelard.

by Mary Ann Caws

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Breton, André, 1896-1966.,
  • Bachelard, Gaston, 1884-1962.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [80]-85.

    SeriesStudies in French literature,, 12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2603.R35 Z6514
    The Physical Object
    Pagination85 p.
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5527739M
    LC Control Number67001865
    OCLC/WorldCa319306

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Surrealism’s desire to break free of reason led it to question the most basic foundation of artistic production: the idea that art is the product of a single artist’s creative imagination.

As an antidote to this, Breton promoted the cadavre exquis, or “ exquisite corpse,” as a technique for collectively creating art, one that is still.

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Surrealism was an avant-garde art movement in Paris from toconsisting of a small group of writers, artists, and filmmakers, including André Breton (–), Salvador Dali (–), and Luis Buñuel (–).

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