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Francine Caron (born 18 September 1945 in Batz-sur-Mer) is a French writer and poet.

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Life

Caron studied at the Lycée Joachim du Bellay, Angers, Liceo Frances (French High School), Madrid, and Faculty of Letters at the University of Poitiers – Diplome d’études superieures, 1966, Agrégation in Spanish language and literature, 1967

Academic career

  • Teacher at the Lycée du Bellay, Angers, 1967–68
  • At the University of Haute-Bretagne-Rennes II: Assistante, 1969; Maitre-Assistante, 1974; Maitre de conferences, 1985
  • Lecturer in French poetry at the Centre de Recherches en literature et linguistique de l’Anjou (CRLLAB) beginning in 1978; research associate, 1991
  • Since 1999, F.C. has supervised the collection of her works in the archives of contemporary poetry at the University of Angers.
  • Poetic career

  • She began writing since 1965
  • Known as published poet since 1975 (articles in "Le Journal des Poètes" -Brussels- and in "Insula" -Madrid-)
  • Founder and editor of the quarterly poetry review Nard that published 375 poets between 1974 and 1981 and more poets between 2003 and 2005
  • Founding member of the journal Phreatique, 1977; of the Angevin Society of Poets, 1982; and of Transparleurs, 2004
  • Contributor to more than 100 poetry journals since 1974
  • She has published poems in many Anthologies. Some are best known in Paris : Ellipses, Hermann, La Table Ronde, Nil or Seghers editions, etc.
  • Member of prize juries for :
  • La Rose d'or of Doué-la-Fontaine, 1975–95
  • Centre Froissart de Valenciennes
  • The Grand Prix de la Ville d'Angers, 1982–2000
  • The Ville de la Baule, since 2000
  • English influences

  • William Shakespeare influenced her from the age of ten. At that time, French radio, in cooperation with the B.B.C., broadcast the plays. F.C. was thrilled and later at the Lycée du Bellay read "Romeo et Juliette", etc. She has seen performances of most of his plays, at the Festival of Avignon, the Comédie de Caen and Rennes, on television and films.
  • William Wordsworth and Percy Shelley; the Irish poet W. B. Yeats.
  • Emily Bronte ("Wuthering Heights"), G. K. Chesterton for his satirical wit, D. H. Lawrence for his eroticism.
  • Oscar Wilde, Virginia Woolf and ... Agatha Christie*
  • – For American influences -> this section is being prepared

    Publications

    Her publications, some under the pseudonym Francile Caron, include more than sixty books, including collector's editions translated into seven European languages (English by the American poet Basia Miller) and Arabic and Hebrew:

  • Orphée sauvage, 1973
  • En vers et pour tous and Amour ephemeride, Chambelland, Paris, 1974
  • Les Corps sourciers, Millas-Martin, Paris, 1975
  • Le Paradis terrestre, Froissart, 1976, Centre Froissart prize, 1976
  • Femme majeure, Millas-Martin, Paris, François Villon prize, 1977
  • Espagne veuve and Cathedres, 1977
  • L'Année d'amour, 1979
  • Quinze Ans de poésie and Picardie-Poesie, 1981
  • D’Islande, 1982
  • Musée du Louvre, 1984
  • Bretagne au cœur, Osiris, Paris 1985; liminar poem by Eugene Guillevic
  • Terres celtes, 1986
  • L'Amour le feu, Eklitra, 1991
  • Lecture-poem 1992 : D'Europe, Presses de l'universite d'Angers, 1993
  • Maldives, 1997
  • Étreinte-Éternité 1998, 2d ed. 2000
  • Sur sept tableaux de Caillaud d'Angers, Voyage autour du monde en poésie and Norway, chemins du Nord, 1999
  • Ars Amandi, MéluZine, Égyptiennes, Femme à l'oiseau and Petit guide du square des Batignolles, 2000
  • Tanka du cloître angevin, 2001
  • Macrocosme du corps humain sous le regard d'1 microscope électronique, 2002
  • Planète foot/ War Planet, 2004
  • Erotica tumescens and Mortes saisons, haïku(s), 2005
  • Ciel-Symphonie and Parcs et Lunaparks de Paris, with a postface by Jean-Pierre Desthuilliers, 2006
  • Nuit Cap Nord, Venise avec le temps, Jardin de simples and Shoah, 2007
  • Sphinx / Sphinge and Arbres (z) Amants, 2008
  • Atlantiques, Cantate pour le Grand Canyon and Goya, Goya!, 2009
  • Haïkus des doudous, Orphee naguere, Grand Louvre, Bleu Ciel d'Europe, Entre deux Rembrandt(s), and Antre de Rembrandt, 2010
  • Taj Mahal and Géométrie(s) du Chat, haïku, 2011
  • Riches heures du sexe amoureux, 2012
  • Stances à Felix and Âmes animales, 2013
  • Special issues of journal

  • L'Oreillette, no. 35 : F. Caron I, Parler la vie (1965–1985), 2001
  • L'Oreillette, no. 37 : F. Caron II (1985–1997), 2002
  • Nard, no. 29 : F. Caron III, Chroniques de renaissance (1997–2003), 2003
  • Poésie/premiere no. 48 : F.C. de l'Amour a l'Humour, 2010, a study by Guy Chaty
  • Translations

    Translations of contemporary Spanish drama, including La Camisa by Lauro Olmo performed at "la Comédie de Saint-Etienne-Jean Dasté"

    Honours

  • Prix de la Rose d'or de Doué-la-Fontaine, 1974
  • Prix du Centre Froissart de Valenciennes, 1975
  • Prix François Villon, 1997
  • Grand Prix of the Ville de La Baule, 1997
  • Memberships

  • P.E.N. Club
  • Sociétaire of the Societé des gens de lettres and of Ecrivains Bretons
  • Member of : Arts et Jalons, Cercle Alienor J. Krafft, Poésie-sur-Seine, Donner à voir, Femmes poésie et liberté, Transignum and Rencontres européennes
  • References

    Francine Caron Wikipedia


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