Raymond Roussel.

(Paris), Gallimard, (1963).

8vo. Original printed wrappers, uncut and unopened. Minor soiling to spine, otherwise fine, clean, and fresh. "S P" punched into bottom of back wrapper and last two leaves. 210, (6) pp.

First edition, presentation-copy "Pour Monsieur André Bourin/ en hommage respecteuse/ MF", of Foucault's highly influential work on the strange and compelling literary genious Raymond Roussel. The work constitutes Foucault's only book-length work of literary criticism, and it immediately became highly influential, especially among the Surrealists.

Raymond Roussel (1877-1933) was a French poet, novelist, playwright, musician, and chess enthusiast, who exerted a profound influence on 20th century French literature.

André Bourin (born 1918) is a French literary critic, producer, and author, who has worked for Nouvelles littéraires, ORTF, TF1 and been the literary critic of La Revue des Deux Mondes, Quotidien de Paris, and Figaro.

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DKK 12.500,00