Stanley Chapman  

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Stanley Chapman (born 1925, died May 26, 2009) was a British architect, designer, translator and writer. His interests included theatre and pataphysics. He was involved with founding the National Theatre of London, was a member of Oulipo of the year 1960, founder of the Outrapo and a member also of the French Collège de 'Pataphysique, president the London Institute of 'Pataphysics and the Lewis Carroll Society. His English translation of Hundred Thousand Billion Poems was received with "admiring stupefaction" by Raymond Queneau.

Some Publications

  • Onze mille verbes, cent virgules Temps Mêlés n° 98, Verviers, 1969.
  • L’impromptu de Jussieu Dourdan, 1998.
  • Cosmilidin Dourdan, 1998.
  • Messaline au Bistrot Dragée Haute n°21. 1996. Publié par Noël Arnaud.
  • Epopélerinage Dragée Haute n°35. 1999. Publié par Noël Arnaud.

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