Stanley Chapman

Physician, Author

1925 – 2009

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Who was Stanley Chapman?

Stanley Chapman 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 Coll├Ęge de 'Pataphysique, the London Institute of 'Pataphysics and the Lewis Carroll Society. In the early 1950s he contributed poems and designed covers for the literary magazines Listen and Stand and contributed translations to Chanticleer, a magazine edited by the poet Ewart Milne. His English translation of A Hundred Thousand Billion Poems was received with "admiring stupefaction" by Raymond Queneau.

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Born
Sep 15, 1925
Also known as
  • Dr. Stanley Chapman
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Died
May 26, 2009

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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