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The Pataphysician's LibraryAn Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres pairs'$
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Ben Fisher

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780853239161

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846313721

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The Pictures

The Pictures

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(p.15) The Pictures
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The Pataphysician's Library
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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780853239161.003.0002

This chapter describes the pictures and other pictorial art that can be found in the wall of Dr. Faustroll, the protagonist in Alfred Jarry's Gestes et Opinions du docteur Faustroll, pataphysicien. These include Henri de Toulouse–Lautrec's painting Jane Avril, Pierre Bonnard's La Revue Blanche, and Aubrey Beardsley's portrait of Dr. Faustroll. It analyses the relevance of this pictorial art for Jarry and suggests that there is a possibility that they can also be found in Jarry's own home.

Keywords:   pictures, pictorial art, Jane Avril, La Revue Blanche, Henri de Toulouse–Lautrec, Pierre Bonnard

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