ATG Quirkies: OULIPO: Literary Games Galore

by | Jan 9, 2019 | 0 comments

Check out this review in Harper’s of All That Is Evident Is Suspect: Readings from the Oulipo, 1963–2018, edited by Ian Monk and Daniel Levin Becker. McSweeney’s. 374 pages. $32.

It recounts the efforts of the Oulipo today’s foremost practitioners of “literary games”. “Since its founding in Paris in 1960, the group, whose name stands for Ouvroir de littérature potentielle (Workshop for Potential Literature), has sought to use restrictions on form to generate new kinds of literature…”

 

(Thanks, as always, to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies)

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