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Communicating Vessels - Breton, André, and Caws, Mary Ann (Introduction by), and Harris, Geoffrey T (Translated by)
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What Freud did for dreams, Andr??? Breton (1896-1966) does for despair: in its distortions he finds the marvelous, and through the marvelous the redemptive force of imagination. Originally published in 1932 in France, Les Vases communicants is an effort to show how the discoveries and techniques of surrealism could lead to recovery from despondency. This English translation makes available the theories upon which the whole edifice of surrealism, as Breton conceived it, is based. In Communicating Vessels Breton lays out ...

Communicating Vessels 1997, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803261358

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Communicating Vessels 1990, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803212183