Arcanum 17 André Breton

ISBN: 9781557131706

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Arcanum 17  by  André Breton

Arcanum 17 by André Breton
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Fiction. Poetry. Translated from the French by Zack Rogow, with an introduction by Anna Balakian. Andre Breton wrote ARCANUM 17 during a trip to the Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec in the months after D-Day in 1944, when the Allied troops were liberatingMoreFiction. Poetry. Translated from the French by Zack Rogow, with an introduction by Anna Balakian. Andre Breton wrote ARCANUM 17 during a trip to the Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec in the months after D-Day in 1944, when the Allied troops were liberating Occupied Europe.

Using the huge Perce Rock--its impermanence, its slow-motion crumbling, its singular beauty--as his central metaphor, Breton considers love and loss, aggression and war, pacifism, feminism and the occult, in a book that is part prose and part poetry, part reality and part dream. In the 17th card in the Major Arcana of the Tarot deck, a naked woman beneath a sky of stars pours water from two urns into water and onto land.

This card represents hope, renewal and resurrection--the themes that permeate ARCANUM 17. Considered radical at the time, Bretons ideas today seem almost prescient, yet still breathtaking in their passionate underlying belief in the indestructability of the human spirit.



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