The /N/Oulipian Analects (Paperback)

The /N/Oulipian Analects By Matias Viegener (Editor), Christine Wertheim (Editor) Cover Image
By Matias Viegener (Editor), Christine Wertheim (Editor)
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Poetry. Fiction. Literary Nonfiction. Art. THE /N/OULIPIAN ANALECTS is an alphabetical survey of constrained writing in modern English. Editors Wertheim and Viegener gathered and arranged critical and creative pieces from some of the most prominent and influential constraint-based writers--Caroline Bergvall, Christian B k, Johanna Drucker, Paul Fournel, Jen Hofer, Tan Lin, Bernadette Mayer, Ian Monk, Joseph Mosconi, Harryette Mullen, Doug Nufer, Vanessa Place, Janet Sarbanes, Juliana Spahr, Brian Kim Stefans, Rodrigo Toscano, Matias Viegener, Christine Wertheim, Rob Wittig, Stephanie Young--adding the unknown variable n to the great legacy of Oulipo. The result: an excellent mix of introductory basics for those new to constraint-based writing, blended with in-depth exposition and critique for those already avid readers and writers.

An Alpha Bestiary of Exogenously Exotic Essays and Dazzlingly Delectable Design, Complexly Charismatic Constraints and Occasional Oulipian Outrages, Thoughtful Theoretical Threads and Lusicrously Ludic Limits, Gutsy Gender Gaiety and Dantesque destinies Detourned, Quixotic Queneau Quests and Cocky Combinatorial Collisions, Real Rubber Roses & Radiantly Removed R's...What We Wanton Woeful Whimsical Wanderers Willingly Want.--Charles Bernstein.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781934254004
ISBN-10: 1934254002
Publisher: Les Figues Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2007
Pages: 256
Language: English