Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Surrealism Plays


Website dedicated to surrealist literature and avant-garde theatre. Includes short biographies of writers associated with the surrealist movement such as Andre Breton and Federico Garcia Lorca. Avant-garde playwrights covered include Bertolt Brecht, John Paul-Sartre and Samuel Beckett. The section on surrealist poetry contains five poems by Federico Garcia Lorca, Andre Breton, Antonin Artaud, Robert Desnos and Benjamin Peret. There is a bibliography covering surrealist literature and theatre. Other sections include: surrealist artists; publications and news; images and links to other relevant websites. There is also a link on the homepage to Andre Breton's `First Manifesto of Surrealism' (1924).
Link: http://www.surrealism-plays.com/
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