André Breton | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by John Zuern

This literature criticism consists of approximately 14 pages of analysis & critique of Andr Breton.
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Critical Essay by John Zuern

SOURCE: "The Communicating Labyrinth: Breton's 'La Maison d'Yves' as a Micm-Manifeste," in Dada/Surrealism, No. 17, 1988, pp. 111-20.

Below, Zuern reads Breton's poem "La Maison d'Yves" as a surrealist manifesto.

André Breton's "La Maison d'Yves," in which Breton pays tribute to Yves Tanguy, presents itself as an inviting venue for the exploration of the surrealist aesthetic both in literature and the visual arts. The poem's interest lies not only in its testimony to Breton's enthusiastic support of the work of fellow avant-garde artists, but a careful reading reveals that in "La Maison d'Yves" Breton's tribute to Tanguy develops into an expression of the fundamental principles of surrealist aesthetics. The...

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