Surrealism in André Breton’s Nadja

  • Silvia Kadiu
  • Published 2014


First published in 1928, André Breton’s Nadja is the true story of the author’s mysterious encounter and complex relationship with the eponymous character. As Breton indicates in a footnote, Nadja is an unconventional young woman who comes to ‘approach the extreme limit of surrealist aspiration, its furthest determinant’ (Breton 1999: 74). In The… (More)