Greener Journal of Arts and Humanities

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Greener Journal of  Art and Humanities Vol. 1 (1), pp. 021-022December 2011

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Research Paper

Surrealist Movement

S. K. Singh


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This paper analyses the definition, its sources, merits and demerits. The French poet and critic Andre Breton founded Surrealism, a literary and artistic movement. It was a movement in painting, sculpture and literature. In this way, surrealism is a modern psychological concept that regards the subconscious  the state of dream. Being much chaotic in subject matter it failed. Moreover, it did not match the common English taste. The rank and file could not comprehend it.

Keywords: Surrealism, Freudian, Consciousness, Poetry and Psychology

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