Acasă Articole RTR Un Orfeu medieval: François Villon

Un Orfeu medieval: François Villon


A Medieval Orpheus: François Villon

The present study is focused on the life and work of François Villon – aiming at proving that he was an Orphic poet, descending like his mythological paragon into a personal and lyrical inferno and returning from there with the poetic materials and vision which, after four centuries, will be necessary to the French poètes maudits who were to originate the poetic modernity – mainly Baudelaire, Rimbaud, and Verlaine.

Keywords: history of French literature, medieval origins of modernity, François Villon, Orphic poetry, descensus ad inferos


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