Société François Villon, Bulletin

Volume 19 (Summer 2003)


Robert D. Peckham, Editor


Bibliography: the most recent titles which have not appeared in previous issues of this bulletin, including some from the 2001 MLA International Bibliography and Bibliographie der französischen Literatur-wissenschaft (O. Klapp), and many gathered through the resources of the Andy Holt Virtual Library.

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

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Books (Villon as subject or author)


Dale, Peter, tr. Poems of François Villon: The Legacy, The Testament & Other Poems. Poetica, 32. London : Anvil Press Poetry, 2001.

Dörfler, Roland und François Villon. Ein Künstlerbuch: mit 108 Gouachen und Zeichnungen zu 28 ausgewählten Balladen. Braunschweig: Hochschule für Bildende Künste, [1997].

Fisher, Margaret. Ezra Pound's radio operas: the BBC experiments, 1931-1933. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, c2002 [François Villon (1925)].

Pinkernell, Gert. François Villon: biographie critique et autres études suivies d'une étude sur deux rondeaux de Marie de Clèves. Studia Romanica, Heft 110. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter, c2002.

Richter, Florence. Crimes et procès d'écrivains célèbres [Texte imprimé]: Villon, Sade, Verlaine, Genet. Paroles d'aube. Conférences des "Midis de la poésie". Tournai: la Renaissance du livre, 2000.

Roux, Simone. La Rive-gauche des escholiers (XVe siècle). Paris, Éditions Christian, 1992.

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

Villon, François, Lascito testamento e poesie diverse. Tr. and ed. Mariantonia Liborio. Rizzoli - Collana: Classici. Milan: Rizzoli, 1990.

Villon, François. El legado y el testamento. Tr. José María Álvarez. Valencia: Pre-Textos, 2001.

__________ . Lieder und Balladen. Tr. KL Ammer. Zürich: Verlag Diogenes, 2001.

__________ . Obra poética. Tr. Frederico Gorbea. Poetas mayores. [Barcelona]: Orbis, [1998]

__________ . Obras - François Villon edición del texto original, versión castellana y notas, ed. y tr de Roberto Ruiz Capellán Grandes Poetas. Vallés: Ediciones 29, 2000.

__________ . OEuvres. Traduction et commentaire de Shintarô Suzuki. Tokyo: Iwanami, 1991.

__________ . Poesia. Tr. Sebastião Uchoa Leite. São Paulo: Editora da Universidade de São Paulo, 2001 [2nd printing. See SFVB 17 (2000)].

__________ . Le Testament. Ed. Jérôme Vérain. La Petite Collection, 281. Paris: Mille et une nuits, 2000.



Articles and Book Chapters


Alarcon Sierra, Rafael. "Contra Manuel Machado: La deconstruccion de su no-identidad en 'El mal poema'." Hispanic Review 68, No. 2 (Spring 2000): 161-81 [El mal poema; as self-portrait; sources in François Villon].

Angeli, Giovanna. "Comique et cruauté à la fin du moyen âge: Panurge et Villon." Moyen Français 44-45 (1999): 9-20.

Burns, Marion Shore. "Poetry and translation of poetry by François Villon." The Formalist 11, No. 2 (2000): 66, 119.

Chevallier, Georgette. "Un complice savoyard de François Villon." Revue savoisienne 134 (1994): 122-31.

Conley, Tom. "Poetic Mapping: On Villon's 'Contredictz de Franc Gontier'." Medieval Practices of Space. Eds. Barbara A. Hanawalt and Michael Kobialka. 242-260. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000.

Feher, Miklos. "Pri la poezia artospeco, kiun Parnasa Gvidlibro kaj PIV nomas simple 'balado'." Fonto 18, No. 208 (Apr 1998): 5-10 [Esperanto language translation of Villon's poetry].

Gentili, Bruno. "François Villon al Vittoriale." Belfagor: Rassegna di Varia Umanita 53, No. 2 [series number 314] (1998 31 marzo): 204-05.

Giraudo, Lucien. "Etude d'un poème de François Villon." Nouvelle Revue Pédagogique 7 (mars 2002): 53-54.

Glaser, Horst Albert. "Aspekte der 'femme machine' bei Hesiot, Villon, Marot, Marino und Hoffmannswaldau." In Fischer, Carolin and Carola Veit, eds. Abkehr von Schönheit und Ideal in der Liebeslyrik. Für Peter Brockmeier zum 65. Geburtstag. 190-97. Stuttgart, Weimar: Metzler, 2000.

Gros, Gérard. "La Vieille femme dans le Testament Villon. Etude sur un caractère." In Sosson Jean-Pierre, et al, éds. Les Niveaux de vie au Moyen Age. Mesures, perceptions et représentations. Actes du Colloque International de Spa 21-25 octobre 1998. 105-22. Louvain-la-Neuve: Academia-Bruylant, 1999.

Gros, Gérard. "Villon: le Miroir d'un declin?" Cultures et Civilisations Médiévales 8 (1993) [Thomasset, Claude et Michel Zink, éds. Apogée et déclin. Actes du Colloque de l'URA 411, Provins, 1991]: 257-270.

Lenderová, Milena. "Francois Villon: osudy stÞedovûkého básníka v âechách." Scientific Papers of University of Pardubice, Series C, Institute of Languages and Humanities 6 (2000): 153-170.

Montrosset, Luisa. "Blaise Cendrars, un mauvais 'mauvais garçon'?." In Chefdor, Monique, éd. La Fable du lieu: Etudes sur Blaise Cendrars. 155-66. Paris: Honoré Champion, 1999 [comparison of the works of Blaise Cendrars with those of François Villon].

Noordhoorn, Max E. "Bertolt Brecht's 'Vom François Villon' - An Interpretation." Michigan Academician 20, No. 1 (January 1988): 1-10.

Novarino, Albine. "Le Vocabulaire de la poésie (3)." Nouvelle revue pédagogique 5 (janvier 2000): 41-42 [PV.xi de Villon et "Il pleure dans mon c¦ur" de Verlaine].

Panzaru, Ioan. "François Villon." Limbile moderne in scoala 1-2 (1990): 62-69.

Pinkernell, Gert. "'Ich bin so wild nach deinem Erdbeermund': Der expressionistische Lyriker, Erzahler und Dramatiker Paul Zech und seine LasterhaftenLieder und Balladen des François Villon." In Steinbach, Marion and Dorothée Risse, eds. 'La Poesie est da ns la vie': Flanerie durch die Lyrik beiderseits des Rheins. 241-64. Bonn: Romanistischer, 2000.

Roche, Isabel K. "The Use and Abuse of Legality in Villon's Testament." The French Review 76, No. 1 (October, 2002) 78-89.

Selamme, Pierre. "Villon, une mésaventure ignorée: 'La Pierre et la porte'." Le Moyen Age: Revue d'Histoire et de Philologie 104, No. 1 (1998), 91-105.

Sera, Corriere della. "Elzeviro. Il "Meridiano" di Villon - François, il poeta ladro e assassino di Cesare Segre." La Rassegna Stampa (Martedì 31 Ottobre 2000): 35 [François Villon - Opere - Mondadori].

Shroder, Maurice Z. and Patricia Terry, tr. "Villon, Francois. (Old French) 'Ballade que Villon feist a la requeste de sa mere pour prier nostre dame'" and 'Ballade des femmes du temps jadis'." Metamorphoses 10, No. 2 (Fall 2002): 102-106.

Slerca, Anna. "Un motif mythique de la ballade des pendus de François Villon." Revue des langues romanes 102 (1998): 179-190.

Taylor, Jane H. M. "Lire l'illisible: Le 'Lay' et la 'Bergeronnecte' du Testament de Villon." Moyen Français 46-47 (2000): 527-39.

Van Deyck, Rika. "Le Nombre: Fait de langue ou fait de discours? Le Role du nombre dans la determination nominale." In Forsgren, Mats, et al, éds. Prédication, assertion, information: Actes du colloque d'Uppsala en linguistique française, 6-9 juin 1996. 561-68. Uppsala, Sweden: Uppsala University, 1998.

Van Deyck, Rika. "Pour un Panorama des études villoniennes." Moyen Français 46-47 (2000): 577-90.

Villon, François. "The Ballad of Dead Ladies." In Pinter, Harold, et al. 99 poems in Translation: an Anthology. 131. New York : Grove Press, 1994.



Fiction, Immitation and Portry about Villon


Labadie, Anne-Laure. Galerie Villon. Paris: Edition No. 1, 2001 [roman].

Lewis, C. S. "Ballade of Dead Gentlemen." In ed. John Gross. The Oxford Book of Comic Verse. 302-303. Oxford [England]: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Marcel, Jean. "Le Romant du Pet au diable, que fit maïtre Françoys Villon et le légua à son plus-que-père Guillaume [récit]." Imagine, numéros spéciaux hors série no. 15 (1994): 62-67.



Music


Mäntyjärvi, Jaakko. Deux ballades de François Villon (2001) [Ensemble: mixed choir SSATBB, from translations by Algernon Charles Swinburne and Dante Gabriel Rossetti]. Helsinki: Sulasol S637, 2002.



Recordings


Anomoanon. Envoi Villon. Santa Cruz, California: Galaxia CDANOMOENVO, 2002 [5/27/02 CD or 12" vinyl with etching, musical settings for 4 of villon's poems].

Friml, Ruidolph and Jerome Kern. The Vagabond King / Roberta. New York: Decca Broadway 4400187312, 2002 [CD of two operettas from 1925 and 1933].

Ladmirault, Paul. Messe breve: Priere à Notre-Dame, Dominical. France: Auvidis, p1986 [1 sound disc : analog, 331/3 rpm, stereo.; 12 in. 1st is a setting for T873-909].

Letort, Bruno. François Villon, l'opéra. Paris: TANGRAM France, 1994 [OI-852493-CD Experimental 3383008524936].

Mac Orlan, Pierre et André Zwobada. François Villon. Scénario original et dialogues. Mémoire du Cinéma Français. Paris: René Chateau, 1991 [videocassette, 84 min.].



Presentations and Performances


Choong, Teo Kia (National University of Singapore) "Performing Masculinities and Difference: The Troubadour-Jongleur and His Muse in Francois Villon's Poetry." Medieval Performativity. May 10-11 2002, Berkley, California.

Mann, Brian (North Georgia State University). "'Item, a Maistre Raymond de Queneau...': François Villon makes another visit to Rueil." Blue Ridge International Conference on the Humanities and the Arts. Appalachian State University, at Boon, North Carolina (26-28 April, 2001).

Mills, Robert (King's College London). "Wound man: Villon and Suffering." Medieval French Seminars Programme 2002/2003. University of Cambridge (7 November 2002).

Mühlethaler, Jean-Claude (Université Lausanne). "Villon, lyrisme et péchés de la langue." Assemblée des Médiévistes - L'expérience lyrique au Moyen Age, in Lyon (du 26 au 28 septembre 2002).



Theses and Dissertations


Abelson-Hoek, Michelle Christine. "The prostitute figure in medieval English and French literature." Diss. University of California, Los Angeles, 1999.

Luna Alonso, Ana. "The Writings of Georges Brassens (France)." Diss. Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (Spain), 1998.

Sakakibara, Richie. "Between the defeat and the Constitution: Democracy in Dazai Osamu's postwar fiction (Japan)." Diss. University of Michigan, 1999.



Reviews and Abstracts


Abelson-Hoek, Michelle Christine. "The prostitute figure in medieval English and French literature." Dissertation Ab stracts International 60, No. 12A (1999): 4418.

Cormier, Raymond. Rev. of The poetry of François Villon: Text and context, by Jane H. M. Taylor. Choice 39, No. 4 (December 2001): 690-91.

Cruse, Mark. Rev. of The Poetry of Villon and Baudelaire: Two Worlds, One Human Condition, by Robert R. Daniel. Speculum 76, No. 1 (January 2001): 151-152.

Demarolle, Pierre. Rev. of The poetry of François Villon, by Jane H. M. Taylor. Le Moyen Age: Revue d'Histoire et de Philologie 111, no. 2 (2002): 429.

__________ . Rev. of Villon at Oxford. The Drama of the Text, ed. by Michael Freeman and Jane H. M. Taylor. Le Moyen Age: Revue d¹Histoire et de Philologie 111, no. 1 (2002): 149.

Fein, David. Rev. of The Poetry of François Villon: Text and Context, by Jane H. M. Taylor. French Studies 56, No. 3 (July 2002): 384-385.

Lisa, David M. Rev. of Ezra Pound's Radio Operas: The BBC Experiments, 1931-1933, by Margaret Fisher. Library Journal [New York] 127, No. 11 (June 15, 2002): 67-68.

Luna Alonso, Ana. "The Writings of Georges Brassens (France)." Dissertation Abstracts International, 60 no. 03C (1998): 0534.

McGowan, Margaret M. Rev. of The poetry of François Villon: Text and context, by Jane H. M. Taylor. The Times Literary Supplement 5140 (October 5, 2001): 35.

Ormsby, Eric. "Orpheus with arsenic. Rev. of François Villon's The Legacy & The Testament, tr. Louis Simpson. The New Criterion 20, No. 6 (February 2002): 63-67.

Preisig, Sara. Rev. of The Poetry of François Villon: Text and Context , by Jane H. M. Taylor. MLN 117, No. 4 (September 2002): 932-36.

Sakakibara, Richie. "Between the defeat and the Constitution: Democracy in Dazai Osamu's postwar fiction (Japan)." Dissertation Abstracts International 61, No. 02A (1999): 00210 [Analyzes "The Wife of Villon" as one of three works].

Varty, Kenneth. Rev. of The Poetry of François Villon: Text and Context, by Jane H. M. Taylor. Notes and Queries [London] 49, No. 3 (September 2002): 413-414.

Verhuyck, Paul. Rev. of François Villon, Vertaling, by Wim de Cock. De Standaard der Letteren (31 december 1998 - 1 januari 1999): 5.

Vitz, Evelyn Birge. Rev. of François Villon revisited, by David Fein. Romance Philology 54 (Spring 2001): 425-32.

Whitton, Donald. Rev. of François Villon: Complete Poems. Ed. and tr., Barbara Sargent-Baur. Arthuriana 5, No. 4 (Winter 1995): 124-27.



Studi Francesi (Rassegna Bibliografica: Quatrocento)


Mombello, Gianni. Villon at Oxford: The Drama of the Text. Proceedings of the Conference Held at St Hilda's College, Oxford, March 1996, ed. by Michael Freeman and Jane H. M. Taylor. 133: anno XLV, fascicolo I (gennaio-aprile 2001): 122-24.

Ciferalli. Paola. "In Defense of Villon's Lais [see SFVB 15 (Summer 1999)]," by Norris J. Lacy. 134: anno XLV, fascicolo II (maggio-agosto 2001): 372.

Ciferalli. Paola. "'La Métamorphose de Villon': Pièce en trois actes [see SFVB 16 (Summer 2000)]," by Catherine Deschopper. 134: anno XLV, fascicolo II (maggio-agosto 2001): 372.



Internet Resources (URLs verified October 21, 2002)


Babele Poetica (Italian tr. of "Ballade des langues envieuses, with biographical introduction)
http://www.unesco.it/poesia/babele/poesia/poesia_autori/recalcati.htm

THE BALLAD OF DEAD LADIES (Rosetti tr., Pre-Raphealite paintings as illustrations)
http://faculty.stonehill.edu/geverett/rb/ladies.htm

"Ballade des Dames du Temps Jadis" L. Simpson tr. of T329-56 (+ reading by translator)
http://www.cortlandreview.com/issue/9/simpson9.htm

Ballade van het concours te Blois François Villon (Lemma pag 77-78 of TEKSTANALYSE)
http://www.vandevelde131.yucom.be/theorie/ler5Dleesv1.htm#VILLON

Bulat Okudzhava, "Prayer of François Villon" [in English and Russian]
http://chernomore.net/Poetry/Bulat_Okudzhava.htm

Daniela Fischerová [about a performance of "Hodina mezi psem"]
http://www.ce-review.org/00/42/interview42_fischerova.html

Dan Dãnilã, tr. François Villon ­ Balade (22 poèmes traduits en roumain)
http://www.ce-review.org/00/42/interview42_fischerova.html

Drogaadicció (François Villon, 1431-1489. Traducció de Feliu Formosa), T1422-56
http://www.alquimistesfolls.com/lletres/drogaaddiccio.html

Richard Desjardins, "Lomer (à la Frenchie Villon)"
http://www.paroles.net/texte/17547

François VILLON
http://www.ifrance.com/joellebarn/Villonfrancois.htm

François Villon (1431-après 1463)
http://www.chez.com/damienbe/biovil.htm

THE HIGHER LAW (1914 film about Villon)
http://members.aol.com/ChaneyFan/31.htm

Kinet, Laurent. "François Villon" (chantée sur l'air de San Francisco - 28 mars 2002)
http://www.ordredutore.net/files/Francois%5FVillon%2Epdf

Robert Lowell, "From the Gibbet"
http://www.estudiodamerval.com.ec/eng/literatura.htm#GIBBET

Mandelshtam - on Francois Villon [in Russian, cirylic alphabet]
http://lib.ru/POEZIQ/VIJON/about3.txt

Ormsby, Eric. "Orpheus with arsenic. Rev. of François Villon's The Legacy & The Testament, tr. Louis Simpson. The New Criterion 20, No. 6 (February 2002)
http://www.newcriterion.com/archive/20/feb02/villon.htm

THE OUBLIETTE (1914 film about Villon)
http://members.aol.com/ChaneyFan/28.htm

LES OUVERTURES (see link to midi file of François Villon, opéra en 1 acte d'Edmond Membrée [1857]
http://w1.neuronnexion.fr/~goninet/ouv.htm

PERSONAGGI DELLA MAGIA - FRANCOIS VILLON (biography and T1422-56 in Italian)
http://users.libero.it/specchiomagico/villon.htm

Rev. of The Beloved Rogue
http://www.mdle.com/ClassicFilms/FeaturedVideo/video111.htm

Rev. of The Vagabond King
http://www.marcusg.com/theatre/vagabond%20review.htm

Sélection du 23 mai 1999 (annotated T329-56)
http://www.chez.com/poete/125.htm

78. The Frenchman (BONANZA, Season 3, Debut December 10,1961)
http://www.dreamwater.net/bonanzalover/guides/frenchman1.html

Le Souper des pendus - (Nerval imite les Repues franches de maître François Villon)
http://www.poetes.com/nerval/souper_pendus.htm

Robert Louis Stevenson, "Chapter IV - François Villon: Student, Poet and Housebreaker" (Familiar Studies of Men & Books)
http://www.bookrags.com/books/fsomb/PART7.htm

Tonträger (Klaus Kinski interprète Villon)
http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Club/4297/ton/tontraeger.html

Variations sur le témoignage et les témoins (Villon discuté dans "La magie du talent")
http://www.abbc.com/aaargh/fran/archRassi/prddh/prddh41.html

Villon, "Je crie a toutes gens mercis": Ballade de merci, tr. Leonard Cottrell
http://www.planck.com/rhymedtranslations/villoncriemerci.htm

Villon François (1431-1463) dans ELLIT: Littérature française
http://www.rabac.com/demo/ELLIT/Noms/Aut-V.htm

François Villon, Baladas (T1515-42, T329-56, PVix en portuguais)
http://www.terravista.pt/Enseada/5066/villon.htm

François Villon: Twelve Poems. tr. and ill. Arpad Barna (28 page book in PDF)
http://members.aol.com/drarpad/VILLON1.pdf

Villon se - jedním slovem - líbil (about the performance of a play about Villon, in Slovak)
http://www.zvedavec.org/mac/divadloSQL.php?clanek_id=34




Robert D. Peckham, Ph.D
bobp@utm.edu
Director, the Globe-Gate Project
University of Tennessee-Martin

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