The Subversive Poetics of Alfred Jarry: Ubusing Culture in the Almanachs Du Pere Ubu, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Subversive Poetics of Alfred Jarry

Ubusing Culture in the Almanachs Du Pere Ubu, 1st Edition

By Marieke Dubbelboer

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152 pages

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Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

Subject Categories

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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General