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    Alfred Jarry. Ubu Roi

    • Jack Maquet

      Jarry in Alfortville Alfred Jarry (8 September 1873 – 1 November 1907) was a French writer born in Laval, Mayenne, France.

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      Pataphysics: e mutually incompatible. It represents the duality of things, the echo or symmetry, the good and the evil at the same time. Hugill mentions ...

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      'Pataphysics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Think about it for a moment, let it settle in, gestate and ruminate...apply it to a problem in your life. Then, tell me what you think?

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      Alfred Jarry (1873 – 1907) Renowned for his love of absinthe, as well as his eccentric works, dramatist and satirist Alfred Jarry was another notorious frequenter of Parisian absinthe cafes. So much did he love the spirit, he allegedly rode through a town on his bicycle with his face painted green in celebration of the joys of absinthe. He died in 1907 after suffering tuberculosis, aggravated by drug and alcohol use.

    • Walt O'Hara

      French proto-absurdist playwright Alfred Jarry was a lifelong cycling enthusiast. He habitually wore cycle-racing clothes, referring to his bicycle as "that which rolls." That is Mr. Jarry himself in the picture above. Background Music: Max Ernst's Red Nightmare by Rubber Band Banjo. Used under Creative Commons. Read by Walter O'Hara. To Listen:

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      Otro adicto a la bici: Alfred Jarry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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      The writer Alfred Jarry on a bike in Alfortville

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