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Oulipo : a primer of potential literature

Author: Warren F Motte
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of writing by members of the group Oulipo. The Oulipians view imaginative writing as an exercise dominated by constraints, attempting to write stories in which strict rules are imposed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oulipo.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)557702076
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Warren F Motte
ISBN: 0803230966 9780803230965
OCLC Number: 12215395
Description: xiii, 209 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Forewordl / Noël Arnaud --
Limnial poem / Harry Mathews --
Lipo : first manifesto / François le Lionnais --
Second manifesto / François le Lionnais --
Brief history of the Oulipo / Jean Lescure --
Rule and constraint / Marcel Bénabou --
The College de Pataphysique and the Oulipo / collective --
Potential literature / Raymond Queneau --
Queneau Oulipian / Jacques Bens --
Raymond Queneau and the amalgam of mathematics and literature / François le Lionnais --
Mathematics in the method of Raymond Queneau / Jacques Roubaud --
History of the lipogram / Georges Perec --
Recurrent literature / Jacques Bens, Claude Berge, Paul Braffort --
For a potential analysis of combinatory literature / Claude Berge --
Mathew's algorithm / Harry Mathews --
Computer and writer : the Centre Pompidou experiment / Paul Fournel --
Prose and anticombinatorics / Italo Calvino --
The relation X takes Y for Z / Raymond Queneau --
A story as you like it / Raymond Queneau --
The theater tree : a combinatory play / Paul Fournel, Jean-Pierre Énard --
Oulipians and their works.
Responsibility: translated and edited by Warren F. Motte, Jr.

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