Who has not felt, in reading a text—whatever its quality—the need to improve it through a little judicious retouching?
* Workshop of Potential Literature = Ouvroir de Littérature Potentielle = Oulipo
Meeting of the Oulipo in the garden of François Le Lionnais, 1975
(I recognize Italo Calvino (who’s work I love!) in the picture & Georges Perec (who I think I will like, but who’s books I have to re-read)). It sure looks like a fun party – but tell me, if you happen to know: didn’t these men have any female friends???