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Jean-Pierre Brisset – Prince des penseurs, inventeur, grammairien et prophète
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Marc Décimo Jean-Pierre Brisset Prince des penseurs, inventeur, grammairien et prophète
published in 2001
French edition
17 x 24 cm (softcover)
864 pages
€30.00
ISBN: 978-2-84066-043-9
EAN: 9782840660439
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A complete panorama of the astonishing personality of Jean-Pierre Brisset, unknown writer, grammarian, cosmologist and inventor. This publication combines Brisset’s biography, with a linguistic and philosophical study of the thinker as well as of most of the critical texts he published on Jules Romains, Marcel Duchamp, André Breton, Robert Desnos, Michel Leiris, Raymond Queneau, Michel Foucault.
Linguist, semiotician and art historian, Marc Décimo is Professor of Contemporary Art History in Paris-X Nanterre and Regent of the College of 'Pataphysics (Chair of Literary, Ethnographical and Architectural Amoriography). He is the editor of Lydie Fischer Sarazin-Levassor's memories with Marcel Duchamp, and of Brisset's complete works. He published around twenty books on fous littéraires and historical avant-gardes, including an essay on Brisset (Jean-Pierre Brisset - Prince des Penseurs), and numerous books on Duchamp: Duchamp mis à nu (“Duchamp laid bare”), Duchamp facile (“Duchamp made easy”)...

See also Marc Décimo & Tanka G. Tremblay.