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Breton, André Line breaks: André Bre¦ton
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɛt(ə)n/

Definition of Breton, André in English:

( 1896–1966), French poet, essayist, and critic. First involved with Dadaism, Breton later launched the surrealist movement, outlining the movement’s philosophy in his manifesto of 1924. His creative writing is characterized by surrealist techniques such as ‘automaticwriting.

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