…Raymond Roussel, that is, born 140 years ago today and accorded the title of “President of the Republic of Dreams” by Louis Aragon. A “Raymond Roussel Society” was formed last year by John Ashbery and others to promote the work of the eccentric French writer and “all those that question the world around them and are unafraid to experiment and challenge society’s standards and rules”.
Dress-down Friday: Raymond Roussel
On the road with Raymond Roussel
Impressions de la Haute Mongolie
Places: Grand Hotel et des Palmes
Locus Solus: Impresiones de Raymond Roussel