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Jacques Donguy - Essai sur la Poésie numérique - Ou vers un élargissement du language
2023
French edition / excerpts translated into English
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
forthcoming
An international essay (France, USA, Brazil, etc.) on digital poetry, from the first attempts to generate text on the computer to the most contemporary developments and the problems posed by artificial intelligence.
P.O.L - Futur, ancien, actuel
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
forthcoming
A survey of forty years of publications, highlighting the importance of the French publishing house P.O.L. and its authors in the emergence and definition of what can be called the contemporary in literature.
Adriano Spatola - Vers une poésie totale
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
forthcoming
Undoubtedly one of the most important texts on the out of book poetry, both a documentary sum and a manifesto to underline the major role that the poetry and the poets have occupied and occupy in the whole of the transformations that have upset the the contemporary art field, considered by the amateurs and the researchers like a true bible.
Pierre Alferi - Une pratique monstre
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
This volume examines the protean and intermedial work of Pierre Alferi (1963-), in order to account for its singularity, and to situate it within contemporary poetic and artistic practices.
Jeanne Graff - Vzszhhzz
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
A novel that captures the glancing intersections of a loose group of artists and lawyers, restaurateurs, philosophers, wine-makers, and boxers.
Julien Blaine - Le motier
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
The continuation by all means of an elementary poetry which develops always and still new poetic devices to restore the world.
Norbert Bugeja - Oublie qu\'elle n\'est pas là
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A poetic journey through the anxious spaces of memory, explored here by one of the most powerful voices of Mediterranean poetry of his generation.
Ahmed Slama - Marche-frontière
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A very personal literary narrative, with a singular writing, of a migrant's experience of wandering and borders.
591 - Spécial performance
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Special issue of the poetry journal directed by Jean-François Bory, dedicated to performance in the broad sense, from the page to the stage.
591 - Les idiotes
2022
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Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Special issue dedicated to the simple and spectacular actions of the group of women artists "Les idiotes" (Hélène Defilippi and Sarah Cassenti): "the most raw and naked materiality of the body, which objectifies itself in act and concretizes itself as form."
Henri Lefebvre - Malo suivie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
In 132 fragments, Malo suivie publishes the desire of a man, the viewer-perceiver, for a woman known as Malo, formulating the lack and the attraction by means of the sketch.
Anthologie internationale de poésie contemporaine - 2. Brésil – Poésie intraitable
2022
bilingual edition (French / Portuguese)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
This anthology gathers some of the most emblematic authors of the Brazilian poetic modernity, in its widest amplitude and with the intractable will to reveal its incessant reinvention.
Jean-Marie Gleize - Dans le style de l\'attente
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
An exploration in thirteen chapters of the question of the name, in a poetic ensemble crossed by childhood, memory, and the obsession of the return.
F.J. Ossang - Génération Néant
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Reissue of the cult punk book by the transgender artist (filmmaker, musician, poet, writer...) Ossang, written in 1980 and first published in 1993, now impossible to find.
Julien Blaine - Julien Blaine présente quelques-uns de ses amis Animaux-&-artistes
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Through a ready-made exhibition of works made by animals, the poet Julien Blaine offers a vision as comical as it is tragic of the art world, while trying to "establish a communication between the lost world and the contemporary world."
591 - L\'Humidité, une rétrospective
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Special issue: a retrospective of L'Humidité, the most important art and experimental poetry magazine of the 1970s, created and directed by Jean-François Bory from 1970 to 1978.
Benjamin Fouché - Du concept de féérie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A text declined in the form of axioms, corollaries or proposals, like an accumulation of pictures built over the course of social movements, and with the words of others (Marcel Proust, Jonathan Crary, Nathalie Quintane, Chrysippe, Karl Marx, Marie José Mondzain, Mario Tronti, Anne Parian, etc.), in order to question the gestures that make up the narrative.
Moëz Majed - Libellule
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Through a message of love, the writer evokes the memories and places of his own childhood and expresses a pessimistic and painful thought of a Tunisia adrift, which currently offers to its youth a dark future—while hoping that the light returns.
Jean-Luc Parant - Soleil la nuit
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A long poem that questions our being in the world with a freedom that is both new and timeless, as if this word came from the origins.
Julien Blaine - 2021
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Julien Blaine's new collection of poetic, visual and typographic experiments.
Jacques-Henri Michot - Un ABC de la barbarie
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
An alphabet book of the commonplaces of journalistic writing bringing forward its propagandist impact.
Attaques
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
An anthology of critical and political poetry: Leslie Kaplan, Rothenberg, arts and critical positions, an anthology of contemporary Central American poetry, a catalog of visual poetry, a dossier on the Brazilian concrete poetry group Noigandres, new translations of William Blake by Jean-Jacques Viton...
Yoann Sarrat - Caisson de Destruction Sensorielle - Volume I [Boursouflures, Ongles, Peau, Poubelle]
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
A collection of texts (visual or conceptual poems, ideas to be realized or mostly not, inventories, compilations, interludes, etc., constituting sorts of scores) composed between 2017 and 2021.
Éléonore Devevey - Terrains d\'entente - Anthropologues et écrivains dans la seconde moitié du XXe siècle
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Œuvres en sociétés
Historical exchanges and common ground (of agreement or dissension) between literature and anthropology.
Michel Surya - Principes pour une littérature qui empeste - Matériologies V
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
The fifth and final part of Michel Surya's Matériologies: literature and thought to the test of the pandemic virality.
Emmanuèle Jawad - Interférences
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Interférences is composed of three series of poems, constructed like textual photographs. The material of this poetry crosses collective memories (protests against the Gulf War...), social news and intimist inserts, in a logic of telescoping and/or blurring of data.
Vincent Lafaille - Il a fallu apprendre à lire dans le noir
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Vincent Lafaille reinvents a poetics built on the rhythm, sometimes hesitant, staggering, of walking, in a fragmented narrative that is rooted in the time of social movements (from 2016 to 2020) where the question of how to reinvest our cities and our lives—our present—raised.
Jean-Luc Parant - Soleil des autres
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A long poem that questions our being in the world with a freedom that is both new and timeless, as if these words came from the origins.
Jean-Luc Parant - Soleil des autres - Limited edition
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Limited edition, numbered from 1 to 20 and signed, contains an original artwork by the author.
Anthologie internationale de poésie contemporaine - 1. Arabie saoudite – Dans les galops du sable
2021
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
This publication brings together some of the most representative authors of Saudi Arabian poetic modernity, in its widest scope. Translated by the Tunisian poet Moëz Majed, it is the first anthology of contemporary poetry from Saudi Arabia to be published in French.
Mohammed Al Hers - Semences pour les moissons d\'absence
2021
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
The first publication in French of the Saudi poet.
Ghassan Alkhunaizi - Nuages dans les nuages
2021
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
The first publication in French of the Saudi poet.
Ahmed Almulla - Intranquillité des dunes
2021
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
The first publication in French of the Saudi poet.
Saleh Zamanan - Brève mythologie de l\'effroi
2021
bilingual edition (Arabic / French)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
The first publication in French of the Saudi poet.
Attaques
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
An anthology of critical and political poetry.
Gabriele Belletti - Objet et sujet dans les miroirs de la poésie
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A singular analysis of Italian poetic modernity and its relationship to reality, by the poet and theorist Gabriele Belletti.
A.C. Hello - Koma Kapital
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Koma Kapital speaks of the violence of our society and the world of work on our individualities, and their ability to either shape us, or destroy us.
A.C. Hello - Koma Kapital - Limited edition
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Koma Kapital speaks of the violence of our society and the world of work on our individualities, and their ability to either shape us, or destroy us. The limited edition, numbered from 1 to 20 and signed, contains an original artwork by the author (drawing on paper).
Marius Loris Rodionoff - Procès-verbaux
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
This poetic document is based on the archives of the personal procedure files of a military court in Algeria between 1954 and 1963. These files are exempt archives that the author, also a historian, was one of the first to consult. In line with objectivist literature, this book gives one the opportunity to read the words of French justice in Algeria.
Abigail Lang - La conversation transatlantique - Les échanges franco-américains en poésie depuis 1968
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
The fertile exchanges between French and American poetry since 1968.
Fabienne Létang - Chambre froide
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A series of photographic performances by Fabienne Létang, confined to her studio, with texts by Liliane Giraudon, Amandine André and A.C. Hello.
Amandine André - Anatomique comme
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
From Pantin to Paris-North Station, via "somewhere in Latin America": an implosive writing for a mapping of violence. Both a poetic document and a choreographer's notebook.
Alain Frontier - Du mauvais père
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Liliane Giraudon - Sade épouse Sade
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
An essay on the love relationship between Sade and Renée Pélagie, his wife, followed by an anthology of letters from Sade to Renée Pélagie.
Liliane Giraudon - Sade épouse Sade - Limited edition
2021
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
An essay on the love relationship between Sade and Renée Pélagie, his wife, followed by an anthology of letters from Sade to Renée Pélagie. The limited edition, numbered from 1 to 20 and signed, contains an original artwork by Liliane Giraudon (drawing on tracing paper).
Emmanuel Hocquard - La poésie mode d\'emploi
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
This volume focuses on all of Emmanuel Hocquard's activities, in order to highlight his importance, and to situate him in a history of contemporary poetry in which he was one of the main protagonists.
Julien Blaine - La cinquième feuille - Aux sources de l\'écrire et du dire
2020
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
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