Thursday, January 27, 2011

Ekleksographia ~ The Oulipo Edition

Jesse Glass, Ahadada Books, announces the latest EkleksographiaThe Oulipo Edition, Curated by Phillip Terry

The Burden of Happiness

Featuring the work of Harry Matthews, Christian Bok, Alan Halsey, Geraldine Monk, Tony Lopez, David Miller, and Ken Edwards, among others, with a great essay/ introduction by Terry.

Please enjoy!  Jess

Oulipo (French pronunciation: [ulipo], short for FrenchOuvroir de littérature potentielle; roughly translated:"workshop of potential literature") is a loose gathering of (mainly) French-speaking writers and mathematicians which seeks to create works using constrained writing techniques. It was founded in 1960 by Raymond Queneau and François Le Lionnais. Other notable members include novelists Georges Perec and Italo Calvino, poet Oskar Pastior and poet/mathematician Jacques Roubaud.

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