'Pataphysics: The Poetics of an Imaginary Science

'Pataphysics: The Poetics of an Imaginary Science

Christian Bök


'Pataphysics, the pseudoscience imagined by means of Alfred Jarry, has up to now, due to its educational frivolity and airtight perversity, attracted little or no scholarly or severe inquiry, and but it has encouraged a century of experimentation. Tracing where of 'pataphysics within the dating among technological know-how and poetry, Christian Bök indicates it's basic to the character of the postmodern, and considers the paintings of Alfred Jarry and its impression on others.

A lengthy past due serious examine an important pressure of the twentieth-century avant-garde, 'Pataphysics: The Poetics of Imaginary technological know-how increases vital historic, cultural, and theoretical matters germane to the creation and reception of poetry, the methods we expect approximately, write, and skim it, and the types of claims it makes upon our realizing.

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