Pierre Alféri

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

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

Biography[edit]

After his dissertation on William of Ockham, Alféri began to primarily write poetry.[1] Alféri 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, Alféri was writer-in-residence at the Fondation Royaumont, and at the French Academy in Rome between 1987 and 1988.

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

Publications[edit]

Poetry
  • Les Allures naturelles POL, Paris, 1991 ISBN 2-86744-218-4
  • Le Chemin familier du poisson combatif, POL, Paris, 1992 ISBN 2-86744-308-3
  • Kub Or, POL, Paris, 1994 ISBN 2-86744-411-X
  • Sentimentale journée, POL, Paris, 1997 ISBN 2-86744-557-4
  • Personal Pong (avec Jacques Julien), Villa Saint-Clair, Sète, 1997
  • Handicap (avec Jacques Julien), Rroz, 2000
  • petit, petit, Rup et rud, 2001
  • La Voie des airs, POL, Paris, 2004 ISBN 2-86744-993-6
  • Writing the Real: A Bilingual Anthology of Contemporary French Poetry (translated by Kate Lermitte Campbell), 2016. Enitharmon Press
Novels
Essays
Art
  • Ca Commence à Séoul, DVD video. Pierre Alféri and Jacques Julien, Le Label Dernière Bande and Éditions P.O.L. 2007
  • L'inconnu, Pierre Alféri and 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. ^ "Profil Pierre Alferi". École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. Retrieved 23 April 2016. 

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