Cent mille milliards de poèmes. Postface de François Le Lionnais

Paris: Gallimard, 1961. First edition. Original white cloth, clear plastic jacket, First printing, May 1961, one of 3000 numbered copies (this is one of 250 hors-commerce). Design by Robert Massin. Fine condition. Presentation copy from Queneau to Anne and Georges-Emmanuel Clancier. Anne Clancier was a doctor, a psychiatrist, and an analyst. She published several books. including "Raymond Queneau et la psychanalyse," (1994), which includes a chapter on her meetings with Queneau. The first work of Oulipo poetry, it contains ten sonnets each divided into 14 strips (one for each line). Each sonnet has the same rhyme sounds, allowing 1014 (= 100,000,000,000,000) different poems. Item #32147

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