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André Breton - Anthologie de l'humour noir

André Breton - Anthologie de l'humour noir

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L'Anthologie de l’humour noir est une anthologie établie par André Breton publiée pour la première fois en 1940.
Il introduit chaque auteur retenu par une notice le situant dans le champ qu'il a lui-même défini dans une préface intitulée « paratonnerre » en hommage à un aphorisme de Lichtenberg retenu dans son choix de textes.

Éditions du Sagittaire, 1950

Broché, 14,6 x 22,6 cm, 352 pages

Illustration de couverture par Pierre Faucheux.

Exemplaire défraichi et usé dans les coins

Wrappers with a montage design by Pierre Faucheux. Some splitting at the spine, cheap stock browned, 352 pages, 23 photographic plates.

The post-war re-issue of Breton's important text anthology of Surrealist precursors, former comrades and present converts. Features Swift, Sade, Lichtenberg, Fourier, Synge. Lacenaire, Borel, Carroll, Ducasse (Lautremont), Poe, Baudelaire, Cros, Huysmans, Gide, Jarry, Kafka, Picasso, Quincey, Rimbaud, Arthur Craven, Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia, Jacques Rigaud, Jacques Vache et al. This edition has also been expanded to include texts by Leonora Carrington, Jean Ferry and Jean-Pierre Duprey. An essential Surrealist compilation. Text in French. 1950.

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