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Pascal Pia, born Pierre Durand (15 August 1903 – 27 September 1979), was a French writer, journalist, illustrator and scholar. He also used the pseudonyms Pascal Rose and Pascal Fely.

In 1922 he published the erotic work Les Princesses de Cythère. His La Muse en rut, a collection of erotic poems, appeared in 1928. He also illustrated erotic works, such as the Songs of Bilitis. In 1938 he founded the leftist journal Alger républicain in Algiers (which was part of the French colony of Algeria at the time). The journal was forbidden in 1939. During World War II Pia participated in the French Resistance (in the group "Combat") and in 1944 he became chief editor of the clandestine resistance journal Combat, using the pseudonym Pontault. He said "We will try to make a reasonable newspaper. And as the world is absurd, it will fail."

Albert Camus worked as a journalist at the Alger républicain and later also at Combat. Pia and Camus became friends, and Camus dedicated his 1942 essay The Myth of Sisyphus to Pia. A collection of their correspondence was published in 2000. Pascal Pia was also a good friend of André Malraux.

Pia was a member ("Satrape") of the Collège de 'pataphysique. He often expressed absurdist and nihilistic sentiments. At the end of his life, he claimed the "right to nothingness", prohibiting others from writing about him after his death.

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Total Books: 10
Apollinaire
2001 - Apollinaire (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788495515742
ISBN-10: 8495515741
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Dictionnaire des oeuvres rotiques
2001 - Dictionnaire Des Oeuvres Rotiques (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782221093184
ISBN-10: 2221093186
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Feuilletons littraires tome 2  1965-1977
2000 - Feuilletons Littraires Tome 2 1965-1977 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9782213604558
ISBN-10: 221360455X
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Journal littraire
1999 - Journal Littraire (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782715221130
ISBN-10: 2715221134
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Ecrivains De Toujours Baudelaire
Ecrivains De Toujours Baudelaire [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782020234931
ISBN-10: 2020234939
Genre: Nonfiction
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Apollinaire
Apollinaire [Ecrivains de toujours - French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782020235624
ISBN-10: 2020235625
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Feuilletons litteraires
Feuilletons Litteraires [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782213601885
ISBN-10: 2213601887
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Les livres de l'Enfer Bibliographie critique des ouvrages erotiques dans leurs differentes editions du XVIe siecle a nos jours
Les Livres de l'Enfer Bibliographie critique des ouvrages erotiques dans leurs differentes editions du XVIe siecle a nos jours
Praten Over Du Perron [Dutch Edition] (Other)