Louis Aragon

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Born:
Oct. 2, 1897
Died:
Dec. 23, 1982

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Louis Aragon (French: [lwi aʁaɡɔ̃] (listen); 3 October 1897 – 24 December 1982) was a French poet who was one of the leading voices of the surrealist movement in France. He co-founded with André Breton and Philippe Soupault the surrealist review Littérature. He was also a novelist and editor, a long-time member of the Communist Party and a member of the Académie Goncourt. After 1959, he was a frequent nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Books by Louis Aragon