Liberation Then

Manifestoes of Surrealism

by André Breton, translated by Richard Seaver, translated by Helen R. Lane

Selected Poems

by André Breton, translated by Kenneth White
The word “surrealism” is by now comfortably integrated into most people’s vocabularies. It seems to provide a useful term for a quality of fascination inherent in the systematized irrationality that has, for example, always been a component of visual comedy, and is now a part of a general awareness of …