Introducing Histoiredeloeil

Introducing Histoiredeloeil from that blog Histoiredeloeil[1] is a Francophone culture blog which takes its name from French erotomaniac Georges Bataille‘s novel Histoire de l’oeil . As of June 2009 it was connected to A La Piscine, Absinthe, Africa & Omega, Alainfinkielkrautrock, Alex Gross, Andrei Tarkovsky, Anthrolology, Antonin Artaud, Arthur Ignatowski, Arthur Schopenhauer, Asian Drillpop, Au […]

André Pieyre de Mandiargues @100

Yesterday would have been André Pieyre de Mandiargues‘s 100th birthday, had he not died in 1991. Some quick finds: Les Incongruités monumentales, Robert Laffont, 1948. Featuring his story “The Diamond” Prefaced by Mandiargues Arcimboldo le merveilleux, Robert Laffont, 1977. His story La Marée and the 1967 novel La Marge were both made into film by […]

Jahsonic’s canon

Gargantua and Pantagruel illustrated by  Gustave Doré Surreal Documents writes[1]: Genealogically, one can link the Medieval coq-à-l’âne to the Renaissance works of Rabelais, to Paul Scheerbart, Christian Morgenstern, Lewis Carroll, Pétrus Borel, Molière, Quirinus Kuhlmann, the Russian and Italian Futurists, and the Dadaists – and from there to ‘Les Légions Noires‘. … Surprisingly, Jahsonic hasn’t […]