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"Pataphysics

The Poetics of an Imaginary Science (Avant-Garde & Modernism Studies)

by Christian Bok

  • 17 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Northwestern University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Postmodernism,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Literature and science,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • European - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / History & Criticism,
  • Poetry,
  • Philosophy in literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7979391M
    ISBN 100810118777
    ISBN 109780810118775

    In , MIT Press released Alastair Brotchie’s Alfred Jarry: A Pataphysical Life, and now, five months after Levin Becker’s book from Harvard University Press, we get Andrew Hugill’s ‘Pataphysics: A Useless Guide, also from MIT. American universities are rather suddenly taking an interest in these subjects after all these decades of.   'Pataphysics is field of research affiliated to one of the colleges of 'Pataphysics and published in the journal of 'Pataphysics. There are several such colleges with the intent of studying the particular solutions (as opposed to the general solutions sought in physics) or imaginary solutions to real or non real phenomena.

    The London Institute of ’Pataphysics This is a small selection of books edited by Javier I (John Gawsworth) the second King of Redonda, to be found in the library of the LIP, one of whose curators is an ambassador to the Court of the current monarch, Javier II (Javier Marias). Hugill, A. & Hendler, J. book chapter forthcoming: Pataphysics and Computing. Article on the patahpysics of the Anthropocene in preparation. Monographs. Hugill, A. () 'Pataphysics: A Useless Guide. (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press). Russian Edition (Moscow: Hylaea Books). Thomson, A. () Le Poids des Sons (On the Weighing of Musical Sound.

    your book Pataphysics: A Useless Guide, whose subject is closely linked to Corliss given his interest in anything out of the ordinary, contradictory, or anachronistic. (1) His sourcebooks compile articles from the scientific press on unresolved or mysterious findings in archaeolo - gy, astronomy, biology, geology, geophysics, mathematics. Erik Morse Your new book, Alfred Jarry: A Pataphysical Life, is the most comprehensive history of the Ubu bon-vivant yet published in English. Given your own contributions to scholarship – in the realm of pataphysics, Surrealism, Dadaism, Oulipo, etc. both with founding the London Institute of ‘Pataphysics and through numerous publications and translations at Atlas Press – .


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'Pataphysics: A Useless Guide is a richly informative critical overview of the wide-ranging influence of (and influences on) 'pataphysics, from Groucho to Deleuze, OuLiPo, Borges, Bõk, Situationisism, SciFi, Raymond Roussel, and a wildly creative crew of fellow travelers, diviners, alchemists, and literary and theatrical pioneers.

Andrew Hugill's encyclopedic tribute /5(19). A long overdue critical look at a significant strain of the twentieth-century avant-garde, 'Pataphysics: The Poetics of Imaginary Science raises important historical, cultural, and theoretical issues germane to the production and reception of poetry, the ways we think about, write, and read it, and the sorts of claims it makes upon our by: 'Pataphysics: Pataphysics book Useless Guide is a richly informative critical overview of the wide-ranging influence of (and influences on) 'pataphysics, from Groucho to Deleuze, OuLiPo, Borges, Bõk, Situationisism, SciFi, Raymond Roussel, and a wildly creative crew of fellow travelers, diviners, alchemists, and literary and theatrical pioneers.

Andrew Hugill's encyclopedic tribute shows. Pataphysics is the science of that which is superinduced upon metaphysics, whether within or beyond the latters limitations, extending as far beyond metaphysics as the latter extends beyond physics.4/5.

A long overdue critical look at a significant strain of the twentieth-century avant-garde, 'Pataphysics: The Poetics of an Imaginary Science raises important historical, cultural, and theoretical issues germane to the production and reception of poetry, the ways we think about, write, and read it, and the sorts of claims it makes upon our : $   'Pataphysics: A Useless Guide is a richly informative critical overview of the wide-ranging influence of (and influences on) 'pataphysics, from Groucho to Deleuze, OuLiPo, Borges, Bõk, Situationisism, SciFi, Raymond Roussel, and a wildly creative crew of fellow travelers, diviners, alchemists, and literary and theatrical pioneers.

Andrew Hugill's encyclopedic tribute Brand: MIT Press. The cultural philosopher. ‘Pataphysics or pataphysics (French: pataphysique) is a difficult to define literary trope invented.

The philosopher Jean Baudrillard is often described as a pataphysician and identified as such for some part of his life. American writer Pablo. JEAN BAUDRILLARD. PATAPHYSICS OF YEAR TRANSLATED BY CHARLES DUDAS.

Buy 'Pataphysics: A Useless Guide (The MIT Press) by Hugill, Andrew (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(19). A long overdue critical look at a significant strain of the twentieth-century avant-garde, 'Pataphysics: The Poetics of Imaginary Science raises important historical, cultural, and 4/5(2).

This philosophy is called 'Pataphysics, but it's hard to fathom just exactly what it stands for. With the help of two of London's pre-eminent 'Pataphysicians and a little book Author: Zoë Corbyn.

Originating in the wild imagination of French poet and playwright Alfred Jarry and his schoolmates, resisting clear definition, purposefully useless, and almost impossible to 4/5(92). Roger Shattuck, in his “Superliminal Note” to Evergreen Review # What Is ’Pataphysics?, the publication that, more than any other, introduced the science to the Anglophone world, maintained that “’Pataphysics, then, is an inner attitude, a discipline, a science, and an art, which allows each person to live his life as an exception, proving no law but his.

The imaginative universe of Jarry’s book and magazine design reflects these pataphysical notions as well as the unfettered nonconformity he brought to bear on all aspects of his life. As proponents of the art of the book attempted to recapture the past, Jarry renovated publishing as an artistic practice.

′Pataphysics is the science of imaginary solutions after all. It might even be argued that ’pataphysics is the exact opposite of postmodernism for all this.

In terms of tropes, ′pataphysics might be the greatest one of all, with all tropes being examples of it as the rules of narrative causalities called stories. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

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Andrew Jones. SAF Publishing Ltd, Pataphysics is a concept expressed by Jarry in a mock-scientific manner with undertones of spoofing and quackery, in his book of fiction titled Exploits and Opinions of Dr. Faustroll, Pataphysician, in which Jarry riddles and toys with conventional.

'Pataphysics, the pseudoscience imagined by Alfred Jarry, has so far, because of its academic frivolity and hermetic perversity, attracted very little scholarly or critical inquiry, and yet it has inspired a century of experimentation.

Book I of Information Theory, a nominee for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award given for best poetic debut. Originating in the wild imagination of French poet and playwright Alfred Jarry and his schoolmates, resisting clear definition, purposefully useless, and almost impossible to understand, 'pataphysics nevertheless lies around the roots of Absurdism, Dada, futurism, surrealism, situationism, and other key cultural developments of the twentieth Brand: Andrew Hugill.

To pretend that one can explain (i.e., reduce) 'Pataphysics by methods that are not pataphysical, is a little, even greatly, pataphysical" (Launoir ) The aim of my book is therefore modest: to trace the lineaments of pataphysics and, in doing so, to offer some critical insights It attempts to draw out themes, be they philosophical.

Critical reactions to 'Pataphysics: A Useless Guide emanated from all the orifices of this organism, with the Collège de 'Pataphysique offering the most sober appreciation and Brian Reffin Smith, writing in Leonardo, the most pataphysical one (although a recent review in Bomb by Daniel Levin Becker is a close contender for that appellation).

From the mass of generally. So, Baudrillard’s Pataphysics is a reality-rejecting book that delivers an airy irrational punch of nonsensical negation to theory by tying together methods of insouciant informality with visceral camp irony: at turns hip and flamboyant and morally outrageous.

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