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Jacques Bens (1931–2001)

Author of Winter Journeys

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Jacques Bens (1931-2001) est un auteur, chroniqueur, et animateur français

Il est l’un des fondateurs de l’Oulipo. Dataire au Collège de Pataphysique, gendre du pédagogue Célestin Freinet.
Il travaille avec Raymond Queneau chez Gallimard à l’Encyclopédie de la Pléïade, de 1960 à 1963. Il a été durant les trois premiers siècles de l’Oulipo son « secrétaire provisoire » chargé des comptes-rendus de séances, rassemblés aujourd’hui chez Bourgois.

Poète, romancier, et nouvelliste (il a reçu en 1990 le « Goncourt de la Nouvelle » pour ses Nouvelles désenchantées), il est également cruciverbiste, et collabore avec Perec notamment aux jeux du journal Télérama. Il participe également à diverses émissions radio ou télévisée.
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