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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A 20th century movement of artists and writers (developing out of dadaism) who used fantastic images and incongruous juxtapositions in order to represent unconscious thoughts and dreams.

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  • It's entirely possible that I'm using the term surrealism improperly.
  • But literary surrealism is a little forgotten, no?
  • The affinity of the new style with French surrealism is striking.
  • I don't know if magical surrealism is a genre but that's what I would call Kafka on the Shore. for more
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