Re: RARA-AVIS: The Birth of Silly Noir

From: Karin Montin (
Date: 16 Jun 2009

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    "Joan was quizzical, studied pataphysical science in her home . . ."

    And you know what happened to her.

    Karin M

    On 16/06/2009 5:03 AM, Sean Shapiro wrote:
    > Re Monty Python and Jarry: Jarry invented 'pataphysics, from which the
    > pataphor is derived. It seems to me that the pataphor is the template for
    > much of Gilliam's animations.
    > Jarry's pataphysics was also a big influence on Boris Vian. Another writer who gets a strong reaction from rara avians. And another writer who probably had his tongue in his cheek when he unleashed Vernon Sullivan on an ususpecting Paris. Vian -- the godfather of 'silly noir'.

    Karin Montin

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