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Anthology of Black Humor - Breton, Andre, and Polizzotti, Mark (Translated by)
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This is the first publication in English of the anthology that contains Breton's definitive statement on l'humour noir, one of the seminal concepts of Surrealism, and his provocative assessments of the writers he most admired. While some of the authors featured in The Anthology of Black Humor are already well known to American readers--Swift, Kafka, Rimbaud, Poe, Lewis Carroll, and Baudelaire among them (and even then, Breton's selections are often surprising)--many others are sure to come as a revelation. The entries ...

Anthology of Black Humor 2001, City Lights Books, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780872863217

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