Exploits and Opinions of Dr Faustroll
By (author) Alfred Jarry
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Exploits and Opinions of Dr Faustroll by Alfred Jarry
Book DescriptionThe singular novel by the legendary author of the play, UBU ROI, is a book that can only be compared to Rabelais or Sterne. FAUSTROLL recounts the adventures of the inventor of PATAPHYSIC, the 'science of imaginary solutions.' Jarry would have found an audience more readily if he had simply written a work of science fiction, a symbolist narrative, a bawdy tale or a spriritual allegory. As it is, FAUSTROLL is all of these at the same time.' - Roger Shattuk'
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781878972071
(203mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Exact Change,U.S.
Publisher: Exact Change,U.S.
Publish Date: 17-Feb-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Alfred Jarry
Ubu Roi, Paperback (March 2003)
Stunning, controversial work that immediately outraged audiences at the 1896 premiere with its scatalogical references, features a cruel, gluttonous, and grotesque main character the author's metaphor for modern man."
Supermale, Paperback (July 1999)
By Alfred Jarry. Translated by Ralph Gladstone and Barbara Wright. Introduction by Barbara Wright.
Ubu Plays, Paperback (August 1997)» View all books by Alfred Jarry
The satirical farce now acclaimed as the touchstone for the Dada and Surrealist movements, the Theatre of the Absurd, and much of the rest of experimental theatre in the 20th century.
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