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Alfred Jarry

Alfred JarryAKA Alfred Henry Jarry

Born: 8-Sep-1873
Birthplace: Laval, France
Died: 1-Nov-1907
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Bagneux, Hauts de Seine, France

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Playwright

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Ubu roi

Military service: French Army (drafted 1894, medical discharge)

Inventor of pataphysics, that which lies beyond even metaphysics.

Father: Anselme Jarry (d. 1893)
Mother: Caroline Quernest (d. 1893)
Boyfriend: Léon-Paul Fargue (poet, dated 1893-95)

    High School: Lycée of Rennes
    High School: Lycée Henri-IV

    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

Is the subject of books:
Alfred Jarry, 1983, BY: Linda Klieger Stillman
Alfred Jarry: A Critical and Biographical Study, 1984, BY: Keith Beaumont

Author of books:
Les minutes de sable mémorial (1893)
Gestes et opinions du docteur Faustroll, 'pataphysicien (1911)

Wrote plays:
Ubu roi (1896)
Ubu enchaîné (1900)
Ubu sur la butte (1901)
Ubu cocu (1944)

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