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The legacy ; & The testament

Author: François Villon; Louis Simpson
Publisher: Ashland, OR : Story Line Press, ©2000.
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"Louis Simpson's translation of Francois Villon's The Legacy & The Testament is the definitive translation of the life work of one of France's greatest poets. Raised by a foster father who intended him for the Church, Villon associated with thieves and vagabonds. Later imprisoned, chained and tortured, he survived to write one of the most enduring epics ever." "This translation of Villon is faithful to the original  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Villon, François, b. 1431.
Legacy.
Ashland, OR : Story Line Press, c2000
(OCoLC)606430956
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: François Villon; Louis Simpson
ISBN: 1586540017 9781586540012 1885266995 9781885266996
OCLC Number: 44270486
Description: xx, 19 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Legacy --
The Testament --
Notes on The Legacy --
Notes on The Testament.
Other Titles: Testament.
Lais.
Legacy ; & The testament
Legacy ; and The testament
Responsibility: by François Villon ; translated by Louis Simpson.

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"Louis Simpson's translation of Francois Villon's The Legacy & The Testament is the definitive translation of the life work of one of France's greatest poets. Raised by a foster father who intended him for the Church, Villon associated with thieves and vagabonds. Later imprisoned, chained and tortured, he survived to write one of the most enduring epics ever." "This translation of Villon is faithful to the original structure and each poem is translated with its original pathos and wit."--BOOK JACKET.

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