Pierre Alféri

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Pierre Alferi
Born 1963
Paris, France
Occupation Poet, essayist, novelist, academic
Nationality French

Pierre Alféri (born 1963) is a French novelist, poet, and essayist. Alferi is the son of the French philosopher Jacques Derrida and psychoanalyst Marguerite Aucouturier.

After his dissertation on William of Ockham, Alferi began to primarily write poetry.[1] Alferi is also a literary translator who has translated works by John Donne, Giorgio Agamben and Meyer Schapiro from English and Russian into French.[2] He has also written songs for several performing artists including Jeanne Balibar. Between 1991 and 1992, Alferi was writer-in-residence at the Fondation Royaumont, and at the French Academy in Rome between 1987 and 1988.

Alferi is co-founder (with Suzanne Doppelt), of the literary journal Détail, and La Revue de Littérature Générale (with Olivier Cadiot). Alferi teaches at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland, the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.[3]

Publications[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Novels[edit]

Essays[edit]

Video Lectures[edit]

Art[edit]

  • Ca Commence à Séoul - DVD video. Pierre Alferi -Jacques Julien, Le Label Dernière Bande and Éditions P.O.L. 2007
  • L'inconnu, Pierre Alferi - Jacques Julien, le Quartier - Centre d'art contemporain de Quimper. 2004

References[edit]

  1. ^ Agnès Disson and Roxanne Lapidus. "Pierre Alferi: Compressing and Disconnecting" SubStance. Volume 39, Number 3, 2010 (Issue 123). E-ISSN: 1527-2095 Print ISSN: 0049-2426
  2. ^ "Bilingual reading by Pierre Alferi.". Buffalo,United States: College of Arts and Sciences. University at Buffalo. The State University of New York. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Pierre Alferi Faculty Profile at the European Graduate School. Biography, bibliography, photos and video lectures.". Saas-Fee,Switzerland: European Graduate School. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 

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