Alison James is Assistant Professor of French at the University of Chicago. Her research interests include the Oulipo group, experimental poetics, representations of the everyday, and the connections between literature and philosophy. Her book Constraining Chance: Georges Perec and the Oulipo was published by Northwestern University Press in 2009, and she has edited a special issue of L'Esprit Créateur on literary formalisms (Summer 2008). She has also written articles on Aragon, Jacques Roubaud, Harry Mathews, and the philosopher Clément Rosset.
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