Definition of Breton, André in English:

Breton, André

proper noun

  • (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 ‘automatic’ writing.

Pronunciation

Breton, André

/ˈbrɛt(ə)n//bʀətɔ̃/