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Surrealism emerged as the direct result of the publication of André Bretons first Le Manifeste du Surréalisme (Manifesto of Surrealism) (1924). The surrealist's desire was to open the vistas of the arts through the close observation of the dream state and the free play of thought.

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Ray Young Bear Surrealism
Thomas Traherne 1637-1674 Surrealism
Gerald Stern 1925- Surrealism
Gary Snyder 1930- Beat, Ethnopoetics, San Francisco Renaissance, Surrealism
Charles Simic 1938- Surrealism, Translators
Arthur Rimbaud 1854-1891 Surrealism, Symbolists
W. S. Merwin 1927-2019 Surrealism, Translators
Yusef Komunyakaa 1947- Surrealism, Jazz Poetry
Robert Desnos 1900-1945 Surrealism
Tada Chimako Surrealism