Jarry, Alfred, 1873-1907
- Existence: 1873 - 1907
Alfred Jarry (1873-1907), French symbolist writer, best known for his play Ubu Roi.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 1010
Overview: Collection consists of correspondence and printed and other materials relating to Raymond Queneau and the Collège de 'Pataphysique. There are separate correspondence files for Queneau and Jean-Pierre Faure from members of the Collège de 'Pataphysique and others. The bulk of the correspondence to Queneau, received during his tenure with the Collège as "Transcendental Satrap" from the early 1950s to early 1970s, is from Jean-Hugues Sainmont, pseudonym of Emmanuel Peillet. Other correspondents...
Dates: 1901-2003, bulk 1950-2000
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1031
Scope and Contents: The collection contains sixty-three sketches, drawings, paintings, and prints acquired by Yale faculty member Norman Holmes Pearson not for their aesthetic or artistic merit, but because they were created by poets and other authors; he titled his collection “Art for the Wrong Reason.” The works were executed in crayon, gouache, graphite, ink, charcoal, oil, and watercolor on paper, board, canvas, and panel, by fifty-three writers including E. E. Cummings, George Du Maurier, Victor Hugo, D. H....