Professor Mmaa’s Lecture

TitleProfessor Mmaa’s Lecture
Year for Search1953
AuthorsThemerson, Stefan(1910-88)
Date Published1953
PublisherGaberbocchus Press
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author, Polish author
Annotation

Satire on human relations through the depiction of relations in a termite hill and the senses of the termites as they try to understand humans through exploring a dead body and literally digesting written works. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, 1984 with the “Preface” unpaged.

Info Notes

Includes a “Preface” by Bertrand Russell (9-11)

Illustration

Illus. Franciszka Themerson

Holding Institutions

L, PScU

Author Note

The author (1910-88) was born in Poland, lived there until 1936, when he moved to Paris and to London in 1942, where he stayed

Full Text

1953 Themerson, Stefan (1910-88). Professor Mmaa’s Lecture. Illus. Franciszka Themerson. London: Gaberbocchus Press with a “Preface” by Bertrand Russell (9-11). Rpt. Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, 1984 with the “Preface” unpaged. L, PScU

Satire on human relations through the depiction of relations in a termite hill and the senses of the termites as they try to understand humans through exploring a dead body and literally digesting written works. The author was born in Poland, lived there until 1936, when he moved to Paris and to London in 1942, where he stayed.