What is Louis Aragon?

  • (noun): French writer who generalized surrealism to literature (1897-1982).
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Louis Aragon

Louis Aragon (, born Louis Andrieux (October 3, 1897 – December 24, 1982), was a French poet, novelist and editor, a long-time member of the Communist Party and a member of the Académie Goncourt.

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