The Poems of François Villon by François VillonThe Poems of François Villon by François Villon

The Poems of François Villon

byFrançois VillonTranslated byGalway KinnellOtherGalway Kinnell

Paperback | June 1, 1982

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This bilingual edition of the 15th-century poet’s work incorporates recent scholarship.
Villon is one of the first great French lyric poets and one of the greatest French poets of any age. His "testaments" are mock wills, written in a racy blend of French and underworld slang. Scattered here and there among the ironic items of bequest are exquisite ballads and lyrics, some crystallizing classic themes of medieval literatu...
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Title:The Poems of François VillonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:270 pages, 8.27 × 5.48 × 0.54 inPublished:June 1, 1982Publisher:University Press Of New England

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ISBN - 10:0874512360

ISBN - 13:9780874512366

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“[Kinnell’s] muscular English earns him a place beside such masters as Ezra Pound and Paul Blackburn, enabling him to repossess Villon definitively for our time and place.”—Voice Literary Supplement