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Pataphysical Essays

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ISBN-10: 0984115560

ISBN-13: 9780984115563

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ren� Daumal, Thomas Vosteen

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Pataphysics: the science of imaginary solutions, of laws governing exceptions and of the laws describing the universe supplementary to this one. Alfred Jarry's posthumous novel, Exploits and Opinions of Dr. Faustroll, Pataphysician, first appeared in 1911, and over the next 100 years, his pataphysical supersession of metaphysics would influence everyone from Marcel Duchamp and Boris Vian to Umberto Eco and Jean Baudrillard. In 1948 in Paris, a group of writers and thinkers would found the College of 'Pataphysics, still going strong today. The iconoclastic René Daumal was the first to elaborate upon Jarry's unique and humorous philosophy. Though Daumal is better known for his unfinished…    
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Publisher: Wakefield Press
Publication date: 5/31/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 116
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.10" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English