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




ISBN 9781907747984
Published January 14, 2012 by Routledge
152 Pages

 
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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

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