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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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Aimé Césaire 1913-2008 Négritude, Surrealism
André Breton 1896-1966 Surrealism, Poets of World War I
Yves Bonnefoy 1923-2016 Surrealism, Translators
Charles Baudelaire 1821-1867 Surrealism, Symbolists
Philip Appleman 1926- Surrealism
Guillaume Apollinaire 1880-1918 Surrealism, Poets of World War I
A. R. Ammons 1926-2001 Surrealism
Will Alexander Surrealism