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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 474–478.
Published: 01 November 2002
... individual members of the group Oulipo have attracted a substantial amount of critical attention, it is only recently that Oulipian poetics as a whole has become the subject of book-length studies. The difficulties of such an enterprise are considerable, as Oulipians have repeatedly insisted that the group...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 472–474.
Published: 01 November 2002
... individual members of the group Oulipo have attracted a substantial amount of critical attention, it is only recently that Oulipian poetics as a whole has become the subject of book-length studies. The difficulties of such an enterprise are considerable, as Oulipians have repeatedly insisted that the group...
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Romanic Review (2000) 91 (4): 505–522.
Published: 01 November 2000
... (although it also has moral, even religious implications).31 We may perceive a similar oscillation between the two figures of Daedalus and Icarus in Perec's work, where it perhaps characterizes the ambiguities and risks of (Oulipian) creation. Daedalus is above all the archetype of the "fabulous artificer...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (3): 403–405.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... That said, even the Oulipo group has never offered a rigorous definition of the notion of constraint. Baetens's use of the term contrainte clearly originates with Oulipian vocabulary, and implies the use of a systematic and explicit procedure. Indeed, the book implicitly credits the Oulipo...
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Romanic Review (2007) 98 (4): 413–433.
Published: 01 November 2007
...). IDENTITY, REFLEXIVITY AND SPACE IN PEREC AND GIDE 415 escape the control of both writer and reader.3 I will later explore this notion further by taking into account Giorgio Agamben's theory of the potential as the capacity "not to do." While the notion of constraint in Perec's oulipian texts4 has been...
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Romanic Review (2012) 103 (3-4): 596–600.
Published: 01 May 2012
... genres, authorial intention, and chance that fascinate all those interested in the potential of literature, whether that be Oulipian or not. Perec's publications manage to bend literary forms while raising intriguing questions about identity, a heady recipe sure to maintain readership. Perec is best...
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Romanic Review (2009) 100 (1-2): 147–159.
Published: 01 January 2009
... constraints" (20)-a formulation we can read as Oulipian (there are schemata and constraints), non-Oulipian (the schemata and constraints I have in mind are those of narrative fiction in general) or perhaps as simply mischievous, Oulipian in another mode (there are no schemata and constraints here but the mere...
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Romanic Review (2002) 93 (4): 478–481.
Published: 01 November 2002
... the Oulipian enterprise), the reader often loses sight of the book's central argument. Some of the issues raised here are potentially fascinating, but the line of reasoning seems somewhat imprecise. Many of the problellls outlined above are evidently tied to the ambitious nature of Consenstein's project...
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Romanic Review (2020) 111 (2): 316–332.
Published: 01 September 2020
... this as “an oulipian constraint” in reference to the OuLiPo group founded in 1960. 3. In her article “Looking Beyond the Political in Driss Chraïbi’s Le Passé simple and Kamel Daoud’s Meursault, contre-enquête ,” Sura Qadiri highlights the need to address the literarity of postcolonial novels. But while she...