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Author Duncan, Dennis

Title The Oulipo and modern thought / Dennis Duncan
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019
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Contents Introduction: the secret of lightness -- Literature machines: StructurElism versus StructurAlism -- The punning muse: psychoanalysis and homophonic translation -- Surrealism's subject: two cohorts of the Oulipo -- Calvino at a crossroads: combinatorics and anticombinatorics -- Perec and Mathews: translation and analytic philosophy in the South Seas -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary This volume provides a readable yet rigorous account of the impact of the Oulipo, one of the most important groups of experimental writers of the late twentieth century
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 2, 2019)
Subject Oulipo (Association)
Oulipo (Association) -- Influence
Oulipo (Association)
French literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Literature, Experimental -- France -- History and criticism
Literature, Experimental.
Philosophy, Modern.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191876763