A biography and the main page about André Breton. He was born into a working-class family in Tinchebray, Normandy, France. He studied medicine and psychiatry  and started to take a particular interest in the study of mental illnesses during the war. He is considered to be the father of surrealism, and is an important French poet, author and cultural critic.




Poetry by André Breton

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