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