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Ubu Roi (King Ubu) is a play developed by Alfred Jarry premiered on December 10 1896, and is widely acknowledged as a theatrical precursor to the Absurdist, Dada and Surrealist art movements.
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Ubu Roi (King Ubu) is a play developed by Alfred Jarry premiered on December 10 1896, and is widely acknowledged as a theatrical precursor to the Absurdist, Dada and Surrealist art movements.

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

A precursor is that which precurses, a forerunner, a predecessor, an indicator of approaching events. It stems from Latin pre and cursor.

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avant-garde, avant la lettre, futurism, greatness, innovation, precursor, early, original, power, proto, seminal (work)

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