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Nadja. Andr é Breton. Nadja is an enigmatic book, dense and idiosyncratic. It is considered a classical text of Surrealism. It is the fruit of collective experiment and interaction, it represents the sprit of early surrealism.

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Nadja

Nadja

André Breton


Nadja

  • Nadja is an enigmatic book, dense and idiosyncratic.

  • It is considered a classical text of Surrealism.

  • It is the fruit of collective experiment and interaction, it represents the sprit of early surrealism.

  • It is obscure. It states facts (no explanations). It was a way of documenting the surrealist experience. Focuses on the what not on the how nor on the why.


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  • Nadja is not about surrealism.

  • It is a demonstration of surrealism.

  • It is intertextual (Breton, Surrealist writers ).


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  • How to study Nadja

  • Understand and rely on biographical aspects, historical events, and topographical information ( street, signs, plan of Paris…etc.)

  • Act as a detective, a sociologist, a psychologist or a psychoanalyst as well as a literary critic.

    The text has multiple meanings and many layered structure.

    1915- 1926 series of real- life incidents. Nadja is a demonstration through examples, collection of data.


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  • Elective places

    - Nantes

    - Place Dauphine

    - Flea market

    - Le theatre modern

    - Le boulevard Bonne Nouvelle


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  • Enigmatic Objects

    - The port of Saint Denis

    - Place Maubert

    - Place Pantheon

    - Bronze in form of glove

    - Pictures and drawings


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  • Perceptual correspondences

    - Maison rouge

    - Bois - charbon


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  • Recurrent motifs

    - Eye

    - Hand


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  • Coincidences = Hidden mental power

    - Name of admirer

    - Place Dauphine – Bar Dauphin


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  • Encounters

    - Meetings

    - Poetry

    - Breton and X


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