André Breton

André Breton (; 19 February 1896 – 28 September 1966) was a French writer and poet. He is known best as the founder 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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... du surréalisme, 1924 – The Surrealist Manifesto Les Pas perdus (Breton), 1924 – The Lost Steps Poisson soluble, 1924 – Soluble Fish Un Cadavre, 1924 – A Corpse Légitime Défense, 1926 ...

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