Literature

 
 
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Jacques Donguy - Catalogue raisonné de l\'œuvre de Jean-François Bory
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
forthcoming
Uno Kuniichi - Artaud pensée et corps
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Fundamental
forthcoming
Jehanne Denogent - Palimpsestes africains - Primitivisme littéraire et avant-gardes (Paris, 1901-1924)
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Œuvres en sociétés
forthcoming
The notion of primitivism rethought to highlight the role of the African referent in the development of the artistic and literary avant-garde in Europe.
Florence Pazzottu - Frères numains - Discours aux classes intermédiaires
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
forthcoming
A both poetic and political text which supports the French social movement that began on 31 March 2016.
Littérature et design - Visualités et visualisations du texte en régime numérique
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Figures
forthcoming
New visualities and visualizations of literature in the digital age.
Carmen Diez Salvatierra - Matinées sans police - suivi de Guerre
2024
text in French and Spanish
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Written with a sensitive ear to the present, Matinées sans police reveals a relationship with the world in which the intimate and the extimate assert themselves in all their political dimensions.
Jean-Marie Gleize - Je deviens (séances)
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
This latest book—part of a ten-volume series that began with Léman in 1990—takes up and redistributes the elements of an investigation whose main material is autobiographical. The author restores an imaginary "childhood" that he writes about in a poetic attempt to understand it, and never ceases to "become".
Denise Le Dantec - Scum, un rêve
2024
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Virginia Woolf and Valerie Solanas inspired a reverie. From there, a text unfolded in slippery formulas and furtive references that sometimes imploded into graphic and visual signs.
Virginie Lalucq - Liste des pages
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A poetic text on the influence of suffering and illness on the act of writing.
F.J. Ossang - Les guerres polaires, suivi de Les Chauffes de sang
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Reissue of a book of poetry from 1984—perhaps F.J. Ossang's most incandescent poetic period—that never saw the light of day.
Attaques
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A journal of critical and political poetry
Yoann Sarrat - Mon livre
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
A visceral questioning of what a book can or cannot be, and of the positions of author and reader.
Vincent Broqua - La langue du garçon
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A poetic investigation on desire, love and masculinity in the form of a constellation of texts, drawings and photographs.
Claude Favre - Alep – Quinze heures du matin
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A poem built like a long love song to the wounded Aleppo, to all the Aleppo of the world.
Jacques-Henri Michot - Au jour dit - Le 24 avril en France (1935-2022)
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A series of samples taken every April 24, for eighty-seven years, from the most diverse sources (press articles, television broadcasts, book and film releases, speeches...): a mass of information that makes, from the smallest to the most imperious, the history of a country.
Jean-Luc Parant - Soleil explosion
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
The sequel, posthumous and almost completed, of the poem-fleuve initiated in 2020 by Jean-Luc Parant, which questions our being in the world with a freedom both new and timeless.
Démosthène Agrafiotis - Prolégomènes à une histoire de la performance en Grèce
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A comprehensive overview of performance and action art in Greece, from its origins to the most contemporary practices.
Liliane Giraudon - Une femme morte n\'écrit pas
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A long narrative poem punctuated by 12x2 drawings, a montage of statements and notations in which a poetess (fat and old) keeps a kind of diary in which the destruction of the private body is articulated to that of the social body.
Adriano Spatola - Vers une poésie totale
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
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.
Jacques Donguy - Essai sur la Poésie numérique - Ou vers un élargissement du langage
2023
French edition / excerpts translated into English
Les presses du réel – Literature – L'écart absolu (Absolute Gap) – Construction
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.
Jérôme Duwa - 591
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
Jérôme Duwa proposes sixteen ways to embark in the company of Jean-François Bory's books.
José Vicente Anaya - Pèlerin
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
The second part of José Vicente Anaya's poetic trilogy, deeply rooted in the infra-realist movement founded in Mexico City in the 1970s, combining verse and prose, is marked by a formal experimentation anchored in the poet's life and his wanderings from the north to the south of Mexico.
José Vicente Anaya - Paria
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
José Vicente Anaya closes his poetic trilogy with a rereading of Mexican political history through the memories of his own wanderings.
Angélica Freitas - Rilke Shake
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
Rilke Shake—a humorous variation on the milkshake—summons part of the author's library (Mallarmé, Ezra Pond, Gertrude Stein, etc.) in poetic sketches that are in turn comical, burlesque, and absurd. At once trivial and erudite, this unbridled poetry explodes with images of parties—and the mornings after—, flashes of the street, and reminders of Brazil.
Julien Ladegaillerie - Effracte
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
A poetic text fragmented into three parts each generating its own handicap in expressing the economy as alienation from life.
Patrícia Lavelle - Bye bye Babel
2023
bilingual edition (French / Portuguese)
Les presses du réel – Literature – Al Dante
The collection of poems by the Brazilian writer, rewritten in French, in a process that includes translation and re-creation, combines with delicacy, ingenuity and great coherence a research on the relationship between language and Eros, personal reflections, extensive cultural references and philosophical questionings.
P.O.L - Futur, ancien, actuel
2023
French edition
Les presses du réel – Literature – Misceallenous
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.
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 (1963-2023), 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 - 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
currently out of stock
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 journal 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.
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