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Pataphysica --Rebus --Visual Poetry --Letter Picture --Cartoon --Illustrated Book --Sound Poetry --Oulipo
Consists of visual poetry, language equations and other variations of cryptogrammatic discourse by a Pataphysician and member of the experimental group "OuLiPo." Algol is the acronym of Algorithmic Oriented Language, a computer language invented in 1960. Its original lexicon consisted of only 24 words. In this book, Arnaud composed several strict Algol poems as well as others by extracting syllables from the Algol list and combining them to form new words. Jacques Carelman did the cover and page rebuses.