1st Edition

The Subversive Poetics of Alfred Jarry Ubusing Culture in the Almanachs Du Pere Ubu

By Marieke Dubbelboer Copyright 2012

    This book examines key characteristics of Alfred Jarry's subversive poetics through an analysis of the Almanachs du Pere Ubu and addresses their role within the European avant-garde. It discusses the Almanacs as literary representatives of Montmartre's humoristic cabaret culture.

    Introduction 1. Symbolism and Beyond:The Almanacs in Context 2. Collage 3. Ubu Reporter: News and Newspapers in the Almanacs 4. Jarry, the Almanacs and Politics 5. Epilogue


    Marieke Dubbelboer