Exploits & Opinions of Dr. Faustroll, Pataphysician by Alfred JarryExploits & Opinions of Dr. Faustroll, Pataphysician by Alfred Jarry

Exploits & Opinions of Dr. Faustroll, Pataphysician

byAlfred Jarry, Roger ShattuckTranslated bySimon Watson Taylor

Paperback | June 15, 1996

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Alfred Jarry is best known as the author of the proto-Dada play Ubu Roi, but this anarchic novel of absurdist philosophy is widely regarded as the central work to his oeuvre. Exploits and Opinions of Dr. Faustroll recounts the adventures of the inventor of "Pataphysics ... the science of imaginary solutions."

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Alfred Jarry, eccentric dramatist, poet, and humorist, was born in Laval, France, in 1873. He was the co-founder, with Remy de Gourmont in 1894, of the magazine L'ymagier, which literally translated is "the maker of prints." This magazine, in existence only two years, presented texts and art images from a number of literary avant-garde...
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Title:Exploits & Opinions of Dr. Faustroll, PataphysicianFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:June 15, 1996Publisher:Exact ChangeLanguage:English

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Jarry is best known as the author of the proto-Dada play Ubu Roi, but this anarchic novel of absurdist philosophy is widely regarded as the centerpiece to his oeuvre. Exploits and Opinions of Dr. Faustroll recounts the adventures of the inventor of "Pataphysics ... the science of imaginary solutions".