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Le texte à l’épreuve de la folie et de la littérature
Marc Décimo & Tanka G. Tremblay [see all titles]
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 Marc Décimo & Tanka G. Tremblay Le texte à l’épreuve de la folie et de la littérature
published in September 2017
French edition
18 x 25,5 cm (softcover)
608 pages (b/w ill.)
ISBN: 978-2-84066-934-0
EAN: 9782840669340
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A study on the relationship between literature and madness from the 18th century until now.
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”)...

Tanka G. Tremblay is professor at the Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf in Montreal, associated with the Academy of 'Pataphysics from Quebec.

See also Marc Décimo.