By L ( Elizabeth ) Lawes, on 26 February 2008
Surrealism Plays is a website dedicated to Surrealist literature and avant-garde theatre. It 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).