Notes for "Incorporational Mechanics for Patterns of Self Imaging Discourse in Villon's Testament"

1. Maurice Rat, éd,Les Essais , Bibliothèque de la Pléiade (Paris: Gallimard, 1964): 782-83.
2. James Olney discusses them as autobiography in Metaphors of Self: The Meaning of Autobiography (Princeton, NJ: Princeton Univ. Press, 1972): 51-88.
3. All quotations of Villon's Testament are from Jean Rychner et Albert Henry, éds., Le Testament Villon , TLF 207 (Geneva: Droz, 1974).
4. Le Pacte Autobiographique (Paris: Seuil, 1975).
5. Among these are Georges May, L'Autobiographie (Paris: PUF, 1979) and William L. Howarth, "Some Principles of Autobiography,"New Literary History , 5 (1975): 363-81.
6. For the many articles and books by Auguste Longnon, Gaston Paris and Pierre Champion, joined recently by Jean Favier François Villon (Paris: Fayard, 1982).
7. See Gert Pinkernell's neopositivist hypotheses in François Villon et Charles d'Orléans (1456 à 1461); d'après les poésies diverses de Villon, Studia Romanica 79 (Heidelberg: Winter, 1992).
8. Temple Bar 51 (1877): 197-212.
9. If I Were King (New York: R. H. Russell, 1901) and its sequal, Needles and Pins. A Novel (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1907). The first gave rize to at least two plays and five feature-length Hollywood films on Villon between 1901 and 1956.
10. John Willet, tr, Collected Plays , Vol. 2 (New York: Vintage Books, 1971): 211.
11. Verse 16 reads: "Et non cognoscet amplius locum suum", but much more of the psalm is implied in Villon's discourse on death.
12. Brothers of Dragons: Job dolens and François Villon (New York: Garland, 1990). Some interesting reader-related problems concerning self image are also presented by David A. Fein in François Villon's Reader (Detroit: Wayne State Univ. Press, 1989): 29-42.