While Coulet lived a notoriously hermetic existence, he wrote prodigiously on a wide spectrum of labyrinthological topics. Renewed interest in his far-reaching body of thought has furnished several recent translations that successfully manage to tackle Coulet's infamously yet rewardingly dense language. These texts are veritable sine qua nons to any complete education in 20th century labyrinthology. I am supplying a selected bibliography (chronologically) that I exhort every labyrinth enthusiast to peruse. Brave and noble scholars, let me know if you fancy the titles in French if you wish to wrestle with the original texts.
- Coulet, P. (1927). In the Vestibule: A New Metaphysics of Entry. Paris: Verre de Hibou.
- ---. (1929). The Metamorphosis from Man to Navigator. Paris: Verre de Hibou.
- ---. (1932). Exile in the Labyrinth: Recursive Navigation. Paris: Plein Air.
- ---. (1935). Some Values of Circumambulation. London: Ashgrove.
- ---. (1941). The First Juncture. New York: Black Thicket.
- ---. (1945). The Castaway, Theseus Unbound, and Other Short Stories. Paris: Plein Air.
Criticism on Coulet still remains sparse, although I suspect we will soon witness a cornucopia of new works. (The University of Manitoba's emerging advanced labyrinthology program is reputed to be crafting a Coulet concentration. I, for one, am eager to learn who the resident Coulet scholar will be.)
Below, find a few of the more significant titles (also chronologically) in the nascent field of Coulet criticism.
- Oligreff, J. (1972). A Coulet Primer. Paris: Ardoise.
- Christophe, Z. (1980). Coulet's Stages of Transformation. Paris: Ardoise.
- Vrzala, A. (2003). Navigating Late Coulet's Allegory of the Drifter. New York: Black Thicket.