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The Pen-Camera: Raymond Roussel's Freeze-Frame Panorama

Christophe Wall-Romana

in Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter provides a close reading of Raymond Roussel's verse poem “La Vue” (1902). A two-thousand-line long epic describing the microphotograph of a beach scene, it represents a tour de force in ... More


The Science is Fiction: Jules Verne, Raymond Roussel, and Surrealism

Terry Hale and Andrew Hugill

in Jules Verne: Narratives of Modernity

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236948
eISBN:
9781781380604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236948.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the relationship between Verne and Surrealism. Specifically, it discusses the influence of Vern's work on the writing of Raymond Roussel; the writers and artists generally ... More


The Punning Muse: Psychoanalysis and Homophonic Translation

Dennis Duncan

in The Oulipo and Modern Thought

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198831631
eISBN:
9780191876769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831631.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

One method much-practised by the Oulipo is ‘homophonic translation’: taking the sounds of one language and trying to recreate them in another. Thus Keats’s ‘A thing of beauty is a joy forever’ ... More


Kenneth Koch: Parody and Pedagogy

Jonathan Mayhew

in Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226512037
eISBN:
9780226512051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512051.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Kenneth Koch is a poet strongly identified with French literature. His interest in Spanish poetry is limited to a single figure: Federico García Lorca. This one figure, nevertheless, shows up more ... More


Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature

Jean-François Bert and Mathieu Potte-Bonneville (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693238
eISBN:
9781452950815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693238.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

As a transformative thinker of the twentieth century, whose work spanned all branches of the humanities, Michel Foucault had a complex and profound relationship with literature. And yet this critical ... More


What Is the Language of Literature?

Michel Foucault

Philippe Artières, Jean-François Bert, Mathieu Potte-Bonneville, and Judith Revel (eds)

in Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693238
eISBN:
9781452950815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693238.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The second part of the lecture on literature includes a discussion of the work of the linguist Roman Jakobson and the theme of a “structural esotericism” capable of affecting the way language is ... More


The Silence of the Mad

Michel Foucault

Philippe Artières, Jean-François Bert, Mathieu Potte-Bonneville, and Judith Revel (eds)

in Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693238
eISBN:
9781452950815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693238.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This consists of an interview with Michel Foucault by Jean Doat on madness and silence. The discussion, using excerpts from King Lear, Don Quixote, Rameau’s Nephew, and Artaud’s correspondence with ... More


Mad Language

Michel Foucault

Philippe Artières, Jean-François Bert, Mathieu Potte-Bonneville, and Judith Revel (eds)

in Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693238
eISBN:
9781452950815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693238.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

A presentation of the interrelation between language and madness through a discussion of several texts. The importance of the experience of madness in contemporary culture. The text discusses works ... More


What Is Literature?

Michel Foucault

Philippe Artières, Jean-François Bert, Mathieu Potte-Bonneville, and Judith Revel (eds)

in Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693238
eISBN:
9781452950815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693238.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

A discussion of the relation between language, the literary work, and literature. Foucault reexamens themes that appear in his writings on literature in the 1960s. During the first part of the ... More


Why Did Sade Write?

Michel Foucault

Philippe Artières, Jean-François Bert, Mathieu Potte-Bonneville, and Judith Revel (eds)

in Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693238
eISBN:
9781452950815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693238.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this two-part lecture series, Foucault addresses the notion of literature and claims it begins with the work of Sade. Other written works may have existed, which were significant for their time, ... More


Theoretical Discourses and Erotic Scenes

Michel Foucault

Philippe Artières, Jean-François Bert, Mathieu Potte-Bonneville, and Judith Revel (eds)

in Language, Madness, and Desire: On Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693238
eISBN:
9781452950815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693238.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Through a discussion of Sade’s work La Nouvelle Justine and Juliette Foucault analyzes the relationship between truth and desire in the work of Sade. He does so in two ways: first, by addressing the ... More


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