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The Pataphysician's Library: An Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres pairs'

Ben Fisher

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239161
eISBN:
9781846313721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313721
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book is a study of aspects of 1890s French literature, with specific reference to the traditions of Symbolism and Decadence. Its main focus is Alfred Jarry, who has proved, perhaps surprisingly, ... More


Observations

in The Pataphysician's Library: An Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres pairs'

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239161
eISBN:
9781846313721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239161.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses observations about the book collection in Dr. Faustroll's library. It highlights the conclusion of the livres pairs with Le Voyage au Centre de la Terre and suggests that the ... More


Faith and Esoterica: Symbolist Thought

in The Pataphysician's Library: An Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres pairs'

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239161
eISBN:
9781846313721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239161.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines esoteric references and symbolist though in the books included in Dr. Faustroll's library. It describes the esoteric allusions made by some of the authors in Faustroll's library ... More


Conclusion

in The Pataphysician's Library: An Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres pairs'

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239161
eISBN:
9781846313721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239161.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the livres pairs, a list of books contained in French author Alfred Jarry's novel Gestes et Opinions du docteur Faustroll, pataphysicien. It ... More


Introduction

in The Pataphysician's Library: An Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres pairs'

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239161
eISBN:
9781846313721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239161.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the livres pairs, a list of books contained in French author Alfred Jarry's novel Gestes et Opinions du docteur Faustroll, ... More


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