Paul-Louis Rossi

Paul Louis Rossi (born 1933 Nantes, Brittany is a French critic and poet.


His grandparents Queffelec spoke Breton and Cornish. His father was Italian, of the Venice area. He was shot by the Germans in 1943 in Tübingen, when Rossi was a dozen years old.[1]

Hr published a booklet entitled Liturgy for the night in 1958, during the Algerian War. He came to work early to Paris; he wanted to become a journalist. He wrote music reviews: in Jazz Magazine and in the Cahiers du jazz, and film criticism: "The Arbitrary", dedicated to Robert Bresson, published in Camera Pen. He collaborated with French Letters and the journal Change, directed by Jean-Pierre Faye. In the 1970s he made, with Jacques Roubaud, Lionel Ray, and Pierre Lartigue, exercises on the world Oulipo: The Inimaginaires. His travel book of St. Ursula was published by Gallimard in 1973.[2]

He lives in Paris.[1]



  • Inscapes. Le Temps qu'il fait. 1994. ISBN 978-2-86853-197-1.
  • Elévation de l'enclume (1997)
  • Escalation of the anvil (1997)
  • Les nuits de Romainville. 1998. ISBN 978-2-86853-300-5.
  • Philippe Beck, Yves Di Manno, Paul Louis Rossi (2000). Le Colloque de nuit. Le temps qu'il fait. ISBN 978-2-86853-338-8.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  • La Voyageuse immortelle (2001)
  • Le Voyage de Sainte-Ursule (Gallimard, 1973)
  • La Traversée du Rhin (Hachette POL, 1981)
  • Crossing the Rhine (POL Hachette, 1981)
  • Les États provisoires. POL. 1984. ISBN 978-2-86744-018-2.
  • Nantes. Champ Vallon. 1987. ISBN 978-2-903528-89-8.
  • Régine (Julliard, 1990)
  • Cose Naturali (Éd. Unes, 1991)
  • La Montagne de Kaolin (Julliard, 1992)
  • L'Ouest surnaturel. Hatier, coll. Brèves Littérature. 1993. ISBN 978-2-218-04994-1.
  • La Palanchina. Julliard. 1993. ISBN 978-2-260-01020-3.
  • Le Fauteuil rouge (Julliard, 1994)
  • Faïences. Flammarion. 1995. ISBN 978-2-08-067141-7.
  • Vocabulaire de la modernité littéraire. Minerve. 1996. ISBN 978-2-86931-082-7.
  • Le Vieil homme et la nuit (Julliard, 1997)
  • André Lambotte (ARTGO, Bruxelles, 1997)
  • La vie secrète de Fra Angelico (Bayard, 1997)
  • Cose Naturali (Éd. Ergo Pers Gent, 1997)
  • Quand Anna murmurait. Flammarion. 1999. ISBN 978-2-08-067707-5.
  • Fuscelli (Éd. Tandem, Belgique, 2000)


  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-07-03. Retrieved 2009-09-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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