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Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An introductory examination of asylum art before the theorization of art brut, followed by a new critical edition of French alienist Marcel Réja's study on the “madmen's art”.

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Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A study on the relationship between literature and madness from the 18th century until now.

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Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Science and Pataphysics, volume I: the history of the origin myths—how science is torn from what is now defined as pseudo-science.

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Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Science and Pataphysics, volume II: the birth of linguistics, as an academic field, in France, and the ideological and political issues that contribute to this implementation.

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Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Herminie Hanin (a figure of art brut, “fou littéraire” with a tendency to paranoia, inventor of the plane trap) inaugurates the series “Les Hétéroclites” (“Heterogeneous”), created by Marc Décimo to explore the relations between literature, art, insanity and creation.

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Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An essay on the reception of Jean-Pierre-Brisset's work among his contemporaries and successors, its relationship with futurism, pataphysics, surrealism, dada, etc., its sources and its offspring in the fields of literature, linguistics, psychoanalysis, science, philosophy and art.

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Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
An essay on Paul Tisseyre Ananké, the military officer in saharian French colonies and writer, which proposes a linguistic and biographic approach, accompanying the reedition of Ananké's book, denouncing the horrors of the French colonisation in Africa.

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Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
Miss Marie le Masson Le Golft (1749-1826) is known as the lady who noted Nature.

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Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
The funny though serious inventions of the thinker, poet, prophet and annagrammarian.

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Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A monument for both linquists and writers.

French edition
Les presses du réel – Avant-gardes
A complete panorama of the astonishing personality of the unknown writer, grammarian, cosmologist and inventor.