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Oulipo Compendium

Harry Matthews

Oulipo Compendium

by Harry Matthews

  • 346 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry,
  • American - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8582104M
    ISBN 100974355437
    ISBN 109780974355436

    Get this from a library! Oulipo compendium. [Harry Mathews; Alastair Brotchie; Raymond Queneau;] -- A late 20th-century kabala, a labyrinth of literary secrets that will lure the uninitiated into rethinking everything they know about books and writing. The definitive encyclopedia of contemporary.   Oulipo Compendium. This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts: Posted by Will at 2/07/ PM. Labels: books, covers, french, oulipo, pataphysics. 2 comments: Levi Stahl February 7, at 11 The store had editions sitting on the shelves from the 60s and 70s -- not used books, just ones which hadn't been returned for whatever.

      THE BOOK’s front and back covers deserve inspection (4). Most of the book consists of the pages of the anthology entries (5). There are exactly entries, dominated by Raymond Queneau, Georges Perec and Italo Calvino (6). I would have liked a short paragraph before each entry explaining why it is considered Oulipo and what its /5(7). Compendium is Australia s #1 wholesaler of giftware, gifts and cards for gift shops and retail chains. For the best sales and wholesale support call now (08)

    Lighting a Lamp: A Diwali Story, by Jonny Zucker – Geared for the more youthful end of this age extend, this book presents the Hindu celebration of Diwali by strolling through one family’s festival of the day. It is a piece of the Festival Time arrangement, an accumulation of books presenting occasions from all the real religions.   Yet Surrealism did serve to inform Oulipo in a way. Raymond Queneau, one of Oulipo’s founders, had belonged to the Surrealism camp. However, in the ’s Queneau left the Surrealist school after a disagreement with its founder Andre Breton, over how literature should be created, developed and s: 3.


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Oulipo Compendium by Harry Matthews Download PDF EPUB FB2

Oulipo is a group of French speaking mathematicians and writers who seek to create works using constrained writing techniques. One of its founders, Raymond Queneau is the author of Exercises in Oulipo Compendium book.

The book is a compendium of different techniques and approaches which are described, often with illuminating examples/5(4). Oulipo Compendium book. Read 28 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

What do Marcel Duchamp and Italo Calvino have in common. The Ouli /5. THE OULIPO COMPENDIUM is a dictionary of mathematical constraints used in the composition of literature.

The Oulipo's foremost concern has been to devise formal constraints and compose a few 5/5(1). In the Oulipo Compendium Harry Mathews, a member of the Oulipo himself, has produced the best guide to the group and its ideas available in English.

The Compendium opens with a translation of Raymond Queneau's , Poems (ten sonnets with interchangeable lines) and an introduction to the Oulipo by Jacques Roubaud.

The bulk of it. Oulipo Compendium is a lexicon, arranged in alphabetical order, of the most deliciously eccentric literary enterprises ever devised." - Carey Harrison, San Francisco Chronicle "The OuLiPo Compendium has been handsomely produced and thoughtfully edited.

Since it is both a work of literature and a florilegium, it is richly illustrated with samples of prose and poetry as well as. The Oulipo Compendium, compiled by Harry Matthews and Alastair Brotchie, is in effect a dictionary/encyclopaedia of Oulipo.

As such it is both comprehensive and easy to navigate. Oulipo is the use of restrictions (constraints) in writing. For example, writing a text in which every word starts with the same letter (a technique known as “autogram”).

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When writing about this book I remembered another book I have on my shelf. The 'Oulipo Compendium' edited by Harry Mathews and Alastair Brotchie. If you are unfamiliar with the work of Oulipo you can find out more here and here.

"Take away the A" feels like an Oulipo-type constraint like a Lipogram or a Tautogram. “Oulipo Compendium is a late 20th-century kabala, a labyrinth of literary secrets that will lure the unitiated into rethinking everything they know about books and writing.

A nutty, one-of-a-kind book, the definitive encyclopaedia of contemporary word-magic.” Paul Auster “An indispensable book for everyone who cares about literature.”.

The Oulipo, or Ouvroir de Litterature Potentielle, was founded by Raymond Queneau and friends in to find out how abstract restrictions could be combined with imaginative writing (as in George Perec's celebrated novel without the letter e). This Compendium is the first comprehensive survey of the group in any language.5/5(3).

History. Oulipo was founded on Novemas a subcommittee of the Collège de 'Pataphysique and titled Séminaire de littérature expérimentale. At their second meeting, the group changed its name to Ouvroir de littérature potentielle, or Oulipo, at Albert-Marie Schmidt's suggestion.

The idea had arisen two months earlier, when a small group met in September at. Oulipo Compendium is a lexicon, arranged in alphabetical order, of the most deliciously eccentric literary enterprises ever devised.” – Carey Harrison, San Francisco Chronicle “The OuLiPo Compendium has been handsomely produced and thoughtfully edited.

Since it is both a work of literature and a florilegium, it is richly illustrated with. Oulipo is a group of French speaking mathematicians and writers who seek to create works using constrained writing techniques.

One of its founders, Raymond Queneau is the author of Exercises in Style. The book is a compendium of different techniques and approaches which are described, often with illuminating examples/5.

Wraps, pp, B&W illus. THis compendium includes Raymond Queneau's Poems, the work that led to Oulipo's creation, Jacques Roubaud's extensive account of Oulipian history and practice; full documentation of Oulipian writing techniques; analyses of important Oulipan works such as Perec's Life a User's Manual and.

between reader, author, and text. The playful construction within constraints that the Oulipo defined as the role of the author can become an activity extended to readers, who can take part in the interpretation, configuration, and construction of texts.

—NM & NWF The Oulipo theNEWMEDIAREADER Further Reading Braffort, Size: KB. "The Oulipo Compendium abounds in material for writers, teachers and scholars; it also offers a cornucopia of entertainment for curious readers."--Jacket.

THE OULIPO COMPENDIUM is a dictionary of mathematical constraints used in the composition of literature. The Oulipo's foremost concern has been to devise formal constraints and compose a few examples of each for the express purpose of pointing to the potential these formalisms create.

Although poetry and mathematics often seem to be incompatible areas of study, the philosophy of OULIPO seeks to connect them. Founded in by French mathematician Francois de Lionnais and writer Raymond Queneau, Ouvroir de Litterature Potentielle (OULIPO), or Workshop of Potential Literature, investigates the possibilities of verse written under a system of structural.

Appropriately, the Compendium begins with Queneau's "Cent mille milliards de poèmes," written inthe same year he founded Oulipo. This work consists of ten line sonnets written in such a way that, as with books of heads, bodies and legs.

Oulipo Compendium Ed ited By Harry Mathews and Alastair Brotchie. A strange name for a strange and intriguing book. Oulipo is a contraction of Ouvroir de Littérature potentielle, which roughly translates as ‘ workshop of potential literature’.

The Oulipo Compendium is a wonderful book, a true joy, and I commend it to any of you interested in (quirky and experimental) literature. Below is a very brief explanation of what the Oulipo is, some information on the book, and links to online excerpts from the book.Oulipo Compendium.

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