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Published: 10 July 2019

186 Pages | 10 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780198831631

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The Oulipo and Modern Thought

Dennis Duncan

  • Gives a behind-the-scenes picture of the Oulipo, one of the most important groups of experimental writers of the late twentieth century
  • The first work in English to make extensive use of the Oulipo archive at the Bibliothèque nationale in Paris, paying particular attention to meeting minutes
  • Historicises the group, showing how it developed during its first decade
  • Provides the first extensive treatment of the group's relationship to cybernetics