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Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

Adventures in Pataphysics: Collected Works 1 / Jarry, Alfred ; Paul Edwards, translator ; Antony Melville, translator., 2001

Identifier: CC-44188-46314
Scope and Contents

Also designated Atlas Anti-Classic 8. This book presents translations of Jarry's first two books, "Black Minutes of Memorial Sands" and "Caesar-Antichrist" as well as a series of essays. In 2005, the other two projected volumes of this work have not been published. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2001

Aktual Art International , 1967

 Item — Folder 67: [Barcode: 31858072538014]
Identifier: CC-27799-28931
Scope and Contents

The exhibition catalogue of this exhibition is also held by the Sackner Archive. The verbal/visual annotation of the movements at the the lower left side of the poster forms the shape of a human face. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1967

Alfred Jarry: A Pataphysical Life / Brotchie, Alastair., 2011

Identifier: CC-55644-9999244
Scope and Contents The number of copies refers to the soft cover book (supplement) & the slipcase). Both books are heavily illustrated.Dust Jacket: When Alfred Jarry died in 1907 at the age of thirty-four, he was a legendary figure in Paris--but this had more to do with his bohemian lifestyle and scandalous behavior than his literary achievements. A century later, Jarry is firmly established as one of the leading figures of the artistic avant-garde. Italo Calvino, Umberto Eco, Gilles Deleuze, Jean Baudrillard, Philip K. Dick, Paul McCartney, DJ Spooky, Peter Greenaway, and J. G. Ballard are among his many admirers. A community of scholars and artists maintain a posthumous dialogue with Jarry's ideas through the College de 'Pataphysique in Paris (named after the "science of imaginary solutions" he conceived), while a steady stream of books on twentieth-century drama pay tribute to his absurd and grotesque play, Ubu Roi. Even so, most people today tend to think of Jarry only as the author of that...
Dates: 2011

Algol / Arnaud, Noel ; Isou I ; Carelman J., 1968

Identifier: CC-26039-26501
Scope and Contents

Consists of visual poetry, language equations and other variations of cryptogrammatic discourse by a Pataphysician and member of the experimental group "OuLiPo." Algol is the acronym of Algorithmic Oriented Language, a computer language invented in 1960. Its original lexicon consisted of only 24 words. In this book, Arnaud composed several strict Algol poems as well as others by extracting syllables from the Algol list and combining them to form new words. Jacques Carelman did the cover and page rebuses. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

Astronauts of Inner-Space: workshop and survey of international avant-garde activity , 1966

 Item — Folder 67: [Barcode: 31858072538014]
Identifier: CC-27798-28930
Scope and Contents

Announcement of a series concerned with collecting, discussing , illustrating and demonstrating the activities of world-wide avant-garde movements. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1966

Best Wishes for a Happy Holiday Season and a Healthy & Prosperous 1997! / Mueller, Martin; Jarry A., 1997

Identifier: CC-40725-42699
Scope and Contents

The cover reproduces the cover of Jarry's "Ubu Roi." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

Calligraphic Decorated Cubic Box displayed in Jarry E La Patafisica Exhibition (1983) / Sanesi, Roberto., 1983

Identifier: CC-59606-65096
Scope and Contents The Sackner attended the Pataphsica exhibition where this work was displayed. The Guardian February 12, 1970, Mel Godding obituary: "Roberto Sanesi, who has died aged 70, was one of the most remarkable Italian writers of his generation. A highly accomplished and prolific poet, he was capable of working in a great variety of metrical forms, and was a master of free verse. His poetry, always imbued with a certain intellectuality, ranged extensively from the confessional and anecdotal to the philosophical and metaphysical, and he could shift register with extraordinary skill, from the lyrical to the factual to the speculative, within the bound of a single poem. In this respect he had learned much from TS Eliot and Ezra Pound, whose formal diversities and virtuoso uses of poetic impersonality he adapted with great originality to his own purposes in Italian. Sanesi was also a major translator of English and American poetry, making available for the first time much of the historical and...
Dates: 1983

Cantatrix Sopranica L.: Et Autres Ecrits Scientifiques / Perec, Georges ; Mathews H., 1991

Identifier: CC-29118-30463
Scope and Contents

Includes the English version of Perec's famous pseudo-scientific spoof, "Experimental demonstration of the tomatotrophic organization in the Soprano (Cantatrix sopranica L.)." Other pseudo-scientific writings, one in collaboration with Harry Mathews, appear in their French versions. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1991

Catalogue of the Pataphysica Hardware Company, 2nd Edition / curry, jw; Nichol bp., 1992

Identifier: CC-27747-28867
Scope and Contents

This is an adaptation of the first edition that was compiled by bp Nichol. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

Catalogue of the Pataphysical Hardware Company / Nichol, bp; Jarry A., 1986

Identifier: CC-56809-10000177
Scope and Contents

Unable to ascertain whether this work was ever published. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1986

Centre de Recherches Peripheri Scopiques: De Rosalie a Sulpice. ., 1981

Identifier: CC-16838-17194
Scope and Contents

Book consists of a reproduction of a four page letter. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1981

Centre de Recherches Peripheri Scopiques: En Francais Fatigue un Foe Fragmente. / Janine Desimoni, editor., 1982

Identifier: CC-16839-17195
Scope and Contents

Theme is adapted from Robinson Crusoe's "Par Daniel Foe." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1982