Société François Villon, Bulletin


Volume 15 (Summer 1999)


Robert D. Peckham, Editor





Bibliography: the most recent titles which have not appeared in previous issues of this bulletin, including some from the 1997 MLA International Bibliography and Bibliographie der französischen Literatur-wissenschaft (O. Klapp).

Abbreviations: BJ.=Ballades en Jargon ; L.=Lais ; PV.=Poèmes Variés ; SFVB=Société François Villon, Bulletin ; T.=Testament .


Books

Argüelles, Juan Domingo. La Ultima balada de François Villon. Margen de poesía, 70. Mexico, D.F. Universidad Autonóma Metropolitana, 1998.

Baumgartner, Emmanuèle, éd. Poésies de François Villon. Foliothèque: 72. Paris: Gallimard, 1998.

Benes Buchlovan, Bedrich. Villon: Basnik - sibenec. Medailony a miniatury. Uherske Hradiste: Knihovna Bedricha Benese Buchlovana, Petit, 1993.

Burger, André. Lexique de la langue de Villon précédé de notes critiques pour l'établissement du texte. Geneve, Paris: E.E. Droz, Minard, 1987.

Jorda, Claude. François Villon ou Le poète au cachot. Cour d'appel de Toulouse, audience solennelle du début de l'année judiciaire, 3 janvier 1989. Discours prononcé par M. le président Jorda... Toulouse: Cour d'appel de Toulouse, 1989.

Jullian, Marcel. L'Amour de François Villon à Frédérick Tristan: L'Information poétique. Poésie 1/Vagabondages ; no. 2. Paris: Cherche Midi Editeur, 1995.

Loukotkova, Jarmila. Navzdory basnik zpiva [romanovy pribeh o basnikovi Francoisi Villonovi]. Prague: Brana, Moravska Tiskarna, 1994.

Martin, Marc. Villon, ce Hongrois, ou, l'édification du culte de François Villon en Hongrie. Officina Hungarica, 5 1217-4335. Budapest: Nemzetközi Hungarológiai Központ, 1995.

Mészöly, Dezsîo. Az Igazi Villon : Mészöly Dezsîo fordításai és tanulmányai. Budapest & Gondolat: Magyar Mîuvészeti Akadémia, 1993.

Rudent, François-Victor. Georges Brassens : sur les pas de François Villon : essai. [S.l.] : Arthemus, 1998.

Silvette, Herbert. You can't get there from here, the last testament of Barnaby: a mock-heroic epic in fifteen cantos, eight ballades, and one rondel together with an appendix. (All but the last in imitation of François Villon). Athens, Georgia: Sacrum Press, 1994.

Sjövall, Björn. Existentiella skratt : 17 ballader i tecknet av François Villon. Stockholm: Logos, 1995.

Taylor, Jane and Michael Freeman, eds. François Villon: The Drama and the Text. Faux Titre. Amsterdam: Rodopi Press, 1999.

Varzhapetian, Vardvan. Ballada sudby. [Moscow]: Izd-vo "NOI", 1994.

Verdun, Christian François Villon. Ni du tout fol, ni du tout sage. Collection "Jeunesse". Martel, France: Editions du Laquet, 1998.

Villon, François. François Villon - ein Künstlerbuch : mit 108 Gouachen und Zeichnungen zu 28 ausgewählten Balladen. Tr. & Ill. by Roland Dörfler. Braunschweig : Hochschule für Bildende Künste, 1997.

__________ . Izbrannoe. Moscow: "Prosvet", 1992.

__________ . Poésies Complètes. Ed. Claude Thiry. Le Livre de Poche. Paris: Librairie Générale Française, 1998.


Articles and Book Chapters


Capps, Kathleen. "The François Villon-Ezra Pound connection. From The Testament to The Cantos ." Paideuma 25, Nos. 1-2 (Spring-Fall 1996): 205- 26.

Cirquiglini-Toulet, Jacqueline. "Clément Marot et la critique littéraire et textuelle: Du bien nommé au mal imprimé Villon." 157-64. In Gérard Défaux and Michel Simonin, éds. Clément Marot 'Prince des Poètes françois' 1496- 1996. Paris: Honoré Champion, 1997.

Duforunet, Jean. "François Villon. Le Grand Carnaval." Magazine Littéraire 332 (May 1995): 21-24.

Faucon, Jean-Claude "Remarques sur quelques archaïsmes chez François Villon." Champs du Signe 3 (1992): 33-47.

Freeman, Michael. "François Villon: Overview" In Reference Guide to World Literature. Second Edition. Ed. Lesley Henderson. ?? London: St. James Press, 1995.

__________ . "On Laughter in the Waning of the Middle Ages." French Humor: Papers based on a Colloquium held in the French Department of the University of Bristol, November 30th 1996. Ed. John Parkin. [39]-59. Faux Titre, 164. Amsterdam and Atlanta Georgia: Rodopi, 1999 [Villon is principle focus].

Lacy, Norris. "In Defence of Villon's Lais." The French Review 72, No. 6 (May-1999): 1000-1009.

Mathews, Steven. "A Marvelous Drama out of Life: Yeats, Pound, Bunting and Villon at Rapallo." In Keith Williams and Steven Mathews, eds. Rewriting the Thirties: After Modernism. 91-107. Essex, England: Longman, 1997.

Pintaric, Milna. "Odnos med minlijivim in vecnim v poeziji F. Villona." Razprave Razreda za Filoloske in Literarne vede Slovenske Akademije Znanosti in Umetnosti 16 (1997): 157-66 [Testament]. Stevenson, Robert-Louis, "Un logis pour la nuit." In Les Nouvelles Mille et Une Nuits. Tr. Isabelle Py Balibar. Tome 2. Points. Paris: Seuil, 1994

Simpson, Louis, tr. "The Old Woman Regretting the Time of Her Youth, or Lament of the Beautiful Helmet Maker"; "Ballade: The Beautiful Helmet Maker to the Daughters of Joy" (Translations from François Villon)." The Hudson Review 51, No. 2 (Summer 1998): 261-64 [T452-560].

Villon, François. [tr. of Villon's Poetry]. Tr. by Paul E. Dean, in his "While Your Children Sleep". Diss. State University of New York at Binghamton, 1993.

Youens, Susan. "Considerations of Musical Prosody in Debussy's Trois Ballades de François Villon." The Journal of Musicology 2, No. 4 (Fall 1983): 418-33.


Music


Farkas, Ferenc. Le Débat du coeur et du corps [Villon, PV...] pour double choeur d'hommes, 2 trompettes, 2 trombones, piano et timbales [1980]. Houten: Ascolta Music Publishers, 1994 [11 pp. musical score].

Stiller, Andrew. "Mort j'appelle [1996: male v., va., cb., pno.]." In his Three Songs. Philadelphia: Kallisti Music Press, 1996 [song in sheet music uses T].


Recordings


Debussy, Charles. "Trois Chansons de Fran&ccdil;ois Villon". In Kevin Blume, baritone. Program / Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester; 1998-99 Eastman School of Music. Program; 1998-99. Rochester, New York: Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, 1999. [1 sound disc: digital, stereo ; 5 1/4 in].

__________ . "Trois Chansons de François Villon". In Nan Merriman sings French & Spanish songs. England: Testament, 1998 [sound recording 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.].

Honegger, Arthur. "La Rédemption de François Villon." In his Musiques de films et de scčne. [France]: Solstice, 1996 [1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in].

Okudzhava, Bulat Shalvovich. "François Villon ." In Le Soldat en papier. Nouvelle éd. [France]: Le Chant du monde : Distribution, Harmonia Mundi, 1993 [5th selection in sound disc (55:02) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.]

Villon, François. "The great testament." In Hillier, Paul. Bitter ballads: ancient and modern poetry sung to medieval and traditional melodies. Los Angeles: Harmonia Mundi France, 1998 [sound disc recording, 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

Villon to Rabelais: 16th Century Music of the Streets, Theatres, and Court. Arles, France : Harmonia Mundi, 1999 [sound recording on compact disc HMU 907226 Harmonia Mundi].


Films


Alan Crosland, Dir. The Beloved rogue. Itasca, Illinois: Critics' Choice Video, 1998 [1 videocassette (99 min.) : silent., b&w ; 1/2 in. Original film in 1927].

Frank Lloyd's If I were king. Preston Sturges Collection. Universal City, California: Universal Home Video, 1998 [1 videocassette (102 min.) b&w ; 1/2 in. Original film in 1938].


Presentations and Performances


Gooris, Marc [auteur-metteur en scène]. François de Montcorbier, dit François Villon ou Le pendu vous salue bien [pièce de théâtre]. représenté par la Compagnie de l'Ours, le 8-26 septembre 1998, dans la Salle Fred Barry du Théâtre Denise Pelletier, à Montréal.

Peckham, Robert D. (University of Tennessee-Martin) "Un 'povre escholier' éternel se refait dans la vie électronique de la Société François Villon." Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of French, in Montréal (July 14-19, 1998)

Varty, Kenneth (University of Glasgow), "François Villon and the 'Danse Macabre'" Seminar at the University of Bristol (Thursday 29 October 1998).

Villon [1 videocassette (33 min.) : sd., col. NTSC ; 3/4 in. (U-matic) of ballet inspired by the life of the French poet François Villon Danced by the Milwaukee Ballet. Videotaped in performance on February 28, 1998 - cor. John Butler, Robert Starer].


Thesis and Dissertations


Burland, Daniel. "Invention, Imitation and Poetic Voice in the Works of François Villon, Clément Marot and Joachim Du Bellay" Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago, Dept. of Comparative Literature, December 1998.


Reviews


Brook, Leslie C. Rev. of Villon's Last Will : Language and Authority in the 'Testament' , by Tony Hunt. Modern Language Review 93, Part 2 (April 1998): 496-97.

Donaldson-Evans, Mary. Rev. of The poetry of Villon and Baudelaire: Two worlds, one Human Condition , by Robert R. Daniel. Nineteenth-Century French Studies 27, Nos. 3-4 (Spring-Summer 1999): 425-426.

Freeman, M[ichael] J. Rev. of Le Recueil des Repues franches de maistre François Villon et de ses compagnons , by Jelle Koopmans and Paul Verhuyck. French Studies 52, No. 2 (April 1998): 189-90.

Holtus G. Rev. of Le Recueil des Repues franches de maistre François Villon et de ses compagnons , by Jelle Koopmans and Paul Verhuyck. Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie 112 No. 4 (1996): 791-92.

Reno, C. M. Rev. François Villon Revisited , by David Fein. Choice 35, No. 6 (February 1998): 996.

Roellenbleck, Georg. Rev. of François Villon Complete Poems , Edited with English Translation and commentary , by Barbara N. Sargent-Baur. Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie 114 No. 2 (1998): 318-20.

Roques, Gilles. Rev. of Roger de Collerye: un héritier de Villon , éd. Sylvie Lecuyer. Revue de Linguistique Romane 61, Nos. 243-44 (juillet-décembre 1997): 607-609.

Sargent-Baur Barbara N. François Villon Revisited , by David A. Fein. Speculum 74, No. 1 (January, 1999): 160.

Thiry, Claude. Rev. of Le Recueil des Repues franches de maistre François Villon et de ses compagnons , by Jelle Koopmans and Paul Verhuyck. Les Lettres romanes Louvain-la-Neuve 50, No. 1-2 (1996): 133-34.

VanHemelryck T[ania]. Rev. of Le Recueil des Repues franches de maistre François Villon et de ses compagnons , by Jelle Koopmans and Paul Verhuyck. Moyen Age 103, Nos. 3-4 (1997): 649-50.

Walkley, M. Rev. of François Villon Complete Poems , Edited with English Translation and commentary , by Barbara N. Sargent-Baur. AUMLA-Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association 85 (May 1996): 120-21.

Whitton, Donald. "Villon's Last Will" Rev. of Villon's Last Will: Language and authority in the Testament , by Tony Hunt. Times Literary Supplement 4895 (January 24, 1997): 24.


Studi Francesi (Rassegna Bibliografica: Quatrocento)


Mombello Gianni. Rev. of Complete Poems of François Villon , edited with English Translation and commentary , by Barbara N. Sargent-Baur, in 121 (gennaio-aprile 1997): 146-47.

__________ . Rev. of Le Recueil des Repues franches de maistre François Villon et de ses compagnons , by Jelle Koopmans and Paul Verhuyck, in 124 (gennaio- aprile 1998): 112.

Sozzi L[ionello]. Roger de Collerye, an Heir of Villon , by Sylvie Lecuyer. In 126 (settembre-dicembre 1998): 555-56.


Significant Citations


Dupras, Elyse. "'Le Livre de la Déablerie' d'Eloy d'Amerval (1508)" M.A. thesis, McGill University, 1991 [Villon's appearance in ch. lxvii ("Comment les juges sont aveugles et exemples du testament Villon joyeux") discussed].

Lysyk, Stephanie P. "Making a Farce of Justice: The Divergence of Law and Literature in Early Modern France." PhD. Diss., Stanford University, 1995 [Section 3: "Incriminating Literature", discusses possible Basoche influence on BJ.].


Internet Ressources (with URLs verified 1 June 1998)


De La Grande Bibliothèque Poétique

Le Solier - L'Oeuvre de François Villon (On a suivi Jean Dufournet dans cette édition complète)
http://where.com/~angel/villon/

VILLON, "LE GRAND TESTAMENT" (with hypertext leaps to ballads)
http://www.arts.uwate rloo.ca/FREN/pleiade/html/villon.html#978

Villon (Klaus Kinski, Paul Zech) - Texte (25 poems)
http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Club/4297/texte/texte.html

François Villon, "La Ballade pour prier Nostre Dame" (full critical study)
http://www.oberlin.edu/~jczinser/villon1. html

François Villon (T329-56, 978-89, 1515-42, 1668-91, PVix, PVx, PDvi)-Lyrik Online
http://www.lyrik.ch/lyrisurf/villon.htm

François Villon "[Triolet - PDvi]
http://www.geocities.com/Paris/ Cafe/2326/villon1.html

Pascal Abel, "Le Testament de François Villon" [detailed announcement site for the play]
http://www.ge ocities.com/Broadway/Alley/8760/diffus/testam/testam.html

Marc Gooris, "François de Montcorbier, dit François Villon, ou Le pendu vous salue bien" (detailed play announcement)
http://www.denise- pelletier.qc.ca/fr/francois.html

William Ernest Henley. "Ballad of Dead Actors I. M. Edward John Henley (1861-1898) [cf. T329- 56]
http://library.utoronto.ca/w ww/utel/rp/poems/henly9c.html

Dodaj Odnoenik. "Literatura Villon Francois (1431-po 1463)." In Europa, Francja - POLSKA ENCYKLOPEDIA
http://w ww.encyklopedia.pl/wiem/doc/9a9d2b00598be5814125648f0044b18e

Gert Pinkernell. "Villon, François: Leben und Werk" (allemand/français)
http://www.pinkernell.de/villon/

Ezra Pound, "Villonaud for This Yule"
http://www.geocities.com/~s panoudi/poems/pound01.html#1

Wallace Stevens, "The Pink Parasol"
http://fmc.utm.edu/~rpeckham/pinkp.html

Pour un Villon Toponymique
http://globegate.utm.edu/f rench/globegate_mirror/villtopo.html

Villon. Le Grand Testament [with jump links to fixed-form poems, in Plieade]
http://www.arts.uwaterloo.ca /FREN/pleiade/html/villon.html



bobp@utm.edu

Robert D. Peckham

University of Tennessee-Martin