jan 2, 1873 - Alfred Jarry
author and playwrite famous for "Ubu Roi" (King Ubu or King Turd)(1896) and his invention of Pataphysics, an absurdist reaction to rationalist metaphysics. Ubu Roi summary and study guide
Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918) (French) Cubist poet, playwrite and art critic who championed the Cubists and invented the term surrealism in the preface to his play "The Breasts of Tiresias" (1917).
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