Chapman, Stanley, 1925-2009

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Chapman, Stanley, 1925-2009

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Stanley Chapman was one of the founders and president of the London Institute of Pataphysics. Architect and well-known designer, translator, writer and theatrical critic, he was one of the creators of the National Theatre of London, a member of OULIPO, a subcommittee of the College, who devoted himself to experimental literature and was influenced by the great surrealist Raymond Queneau. Chapman translated the famous book of Queneau "Hundred thousand billion poems" to English and also translated various books of Boris Vian, also a member of the College. Stanley Chapman was a permanent collaborator in the publication of the College de Pataphysique.


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