My translation of Alphonse Allais’s book The Squadron’s Umbrella is available from Black Scat Books.
Entries from March 2015
March 24th, 2015 · No Comments
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I will be presenting three programs of “Anomalous Music” at the Morbid Anatomy Museum. They will be in the form of informal talks, with musical examples on keyboard. Wednesday, March 25: Music from the Ultraterrestrials; music attributed to fairies, banshees, trowies, gnomes, ghosts, aliens, and other supposedly nonhuman creatures. Selections include fairy tunes from Norway […]
March 4th, 2015 · 10 Comments
The Squadron’s Umbrella is now out from Black Scat Books! In the words of the publisher: Authored by Alphonse Allais Translated by Doug Skinner Alphonse Allais (1854-1905) was France’s greatest humorist. His elegance, scientific curiosity, preoccupation with language and logic, wordplay and flashes of cruelty inspired Alfred Jarry, as well as succeeding generations of Surrealists, […]