Essay: Jacques Roubaudon Oulipo

The rules of Oulipo

On 23 May 2014, Jacques Roubaud gave a seminar  at the Writing and Society Research Centre, University of Western Sydney, in which he discussed the philosophies of the Oulipo movement. In these video extracts, he reads from the work of Harry Mathews and explains the rules of Oulipo, including the very strict and limited conditions under which one is allowed to resign.

Roubaud reads Harry Mathews

Context and rules of Oulipo