Manifesto of Surrealism

Breton, Andre
Year Published:  1924
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX5863

Surrealism is the invisible ray which will one day enable us to win out over our opponents.

Surrealism is based on the belief in the superior reality of certain forms of previously neglected associations, in the omnipotence of dream, in the disinterested play of thought. It tends to ruin once and for all all other psychic mechanisms and to substitute itself for them in solving all the principal problems of life.

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